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FDA Asks for Plasma Donations to Fight COVID-19

August 24th, 2020
In an effort to further combat the spread of Covid-19, the US Food and Drug Administration is encouraging people who have completely recovered from the virus to donate their plasma to help hospitalized patients who are currently fighting the virus. The FDA made this request on Sunday, August 23, when it gave emergency approval to the expanded use of antibody-rich convalescent plasma for coronavirus patients. People who have had COVID-19 and completely recovered from it now have plasma that contains…