• September 30, 2020

Tags : Convalescent Plasma

Local COVID-19 survivors encourage plasma donation

Fear of the unknown can make what seems like an insignificant decision turn into an arduous undertaking. The COVID-19 pandemic has been stress-inducing to the collective consciousness of the world, not only because of fear of infection, but fear of what could come next. For Alan and Patty Russell, community leaders and local supporters of […]Read More

UMC, EPCH, TTP El Paso urge recovered El Pasoans to

University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC), El Paso Children’s Hospital (EPCH) and Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso) urge any individuals who have fully recovered from novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to donate convalescent plasma as a key weapon in the fight against the virus. Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent blood provider, has […]Read More

Vitalant joins University Medical Center to collect Convalescent Plasma

Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent blood provider, has launched a program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. Known as “convalescent plasma,” this blood component contains antibodies that may give patients an extra boost to fight their illness. In coordination with University Medical Center, Vitalant is […]Read More