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Canadian Blood Services seeks plasma from recovered COVID-19 Manitobans

Canadian Blood Services is seeking convalescent plasma donations from Manitobans for clinical trials, to test whether plasma donated by people who have recently recovered from COVID-19 is an effective treatment for those still suffering.
A doctor holds a bag of blood plasma donated by a COVID-19 survivor at at blood bank in La Paz, Bolivia, in this June 12, 2020, file photo. (Juan Karita/Associated Press)

If you've recently recovered from COVID-19, Canadian scientists want your blood plasma.

Canadian Blood Services is seeking convalescent plasma donations from Manitobans for clinical trials, to test whether plasma donated by people who have recently recovered from COVID-19 is an effective treatment for those still suffering.

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