KIRO-7 NEWS ran a story about MultiCare encouraging eligible people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma at Cascade Regional Blood Services.

Donations to Cascade Regional Blood Services will be sent to MultiCare’s Puget Sound region hospitals, and may be used in urgently needed research as well.

Patients who choose this treatment get a transfusion of plasma donated by people who have recovered from COVID-19, or “convalescents,” and have since tested negative. The donor plasma contains antibodies that can attack the virus, and early studies have shown that it may help patients recover faster.

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