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Red Cross asking fully recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 15:56:44-04

NEW YORK (WKBW) — The Red Cross is seeking patients who have fully recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma to help current patients who are seriously ill.

"People who have fully recovered from COVID-19 have antibodies in their plasma that can attack the virus," the Red Cross' website says. "This convalescent plasma is being evaluated as treatment for patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections, or those judged by a healthcare provider to be at high risk of progression to severe or life-threatening disease.

For more information or to see if you qualify to donate you can visit the Red Cross website here.