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Donor delays affect plasma, COVID-19 research in Minnesota

 

April 21, 2020

Olga Zinovskaya/Dreamstime/TNS

Blood plasma from coronavirus survivors may save severely ill patients.

News of a promising plasma therapy for COVID-19 brought hope to Kimberly Oleson, so she enrolled her parents. They both have COVID-19, and her father was near death on a ventilator.

Then came the wait. Days passed, and no plasma. Oleson's father lingered in intensive care at North Memorial Health Hospital. Her mother's health worsened and required hospitalization last week, too.

https://www.startribune.com/donor-delays-affect-plasma-covid-19-research-in-minnesota/569793662/


 

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