He Beat Coronavirus. Now His Blood May Help Save Lives.

April 13, 2020

(The New York Times) – As part of a newly approved federal trial, researchers at the network, Hackensack Meridian Health, are preparing to infuse patients fighting for life with antibody-rich blood plasma donated Wednesday by a neonatal doctor who was infected with the virus and recovered. The hope is that the plasma will boost patients’ immune systems and help them combat the virus before their lungs are destroyed.