Blood Plasma Provides Possible Therapy for Covid-19 Patients
May 4, 2020
It was a Saturday night in February. A group of friends shared food and drinks at a tropical-themed party in Seattle. They wore Hawaiian shirts and sipped cocktails made with pineapple and coconut. A few days later, more than a dozen of the partygoers would fall sick with the flu-like symptoms of COVID-19.
Elizabeth Schneider – a normally-healthy, 37-year-old bioengineer – was one of them. "I just thought I had the flu," she told FRONTLINE. It took her two weeks, but she ultimately recovered.