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Plasma Related Stories and News

Family of Rutland police officer hospitalized with COVID-19 awaits effects from plasma donation

John Songy, 48, was rushed to the hospital last Saturday after experiencing shortness of breath due to the disease.

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Wife of first COVID-19 patient to get plasma asks for donations for all patients

Jimmy Hayden has been removed from the ventilator and reportedly 'looks fantastic.'

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Couple recovers from coronavirus in Vero Beach after COVID-19 convalescent plasma donations

The couple hospitalized in Vero Beach with the coronavirus since mid-March finally is going home.

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Austria says blood plasma cures several coronavirus patients

Austria said Thursday that several COVID-19 patients were cured after receiving transfusions using blood plasma from people who had recovered from the virus.

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New twist on plasma antibodies could be ready by Summer's end

A biotech company says it might have a treatment for coronavirus available by the end of the summer.

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Man-made antibody 'neutralizes' coronavirus for first time, study shows

Though there is currently no known scientific cure for the disease known as COVID-19, researchers have created an antibody "that neutralizes SARS-CoV-2" in cells, offering the potential for prevention and treatment.

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