Plasma Donation Center Opens As Call For Convalescent Plasma Grows

Doctors are hopeful the plasma of recovered COVID patients may be an important tool in the pandemic fight. Convalescent plasma therapy relies on antibodies taken from recovered COVID-19 patients and infused into sick patients hoping to give them a boost to their immune system. “One of the things people are concerned about is when you give people plasma is the potential to either overload the circulation or damage the lungs and that’s not happening in our study,” Dr. Michael Joyner of the Mayo Clinic said. (WJZ-TV)

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