Doctor Asks for Blood from Recovered COVID-19 Victims

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A doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC has sent out the call to all currently healthy, recent coronavirus patients. He wants to try using their blood plasma, plasma that is full of antibodies against the disease, to help their sickest patients. State health officials are in the process of injecting sick patients with antibody rich plasma in order to stimulate their immune system. Labs are also doing trials for testing kits that screen for antibodies. If this is successful, then labs could easily screen thousands of people a day. This is all occurring in New York, but if successful could be applied to all forms of COVID-19 treatment.

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