Covid-19 patients needed to donate blood plasma

NHS Blood and Transplant has opened the doors of its new plasma donation centre at the Centrale Shopping Centre, and has issued an urgent call to anyone who has had Covid-19 to register as a donor. Plasma collected at the centre will be used in clinical trials to determine whether the antibody-rich blood plasma found in people who have had coronavirus – known as convalescent plasma – could be an effective treatment for Covid-19.

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