Texas Blood Institute Hits Convalescent Plasma Milestone As COVID-19 Cases Surge

The Texas Blood Institute announced Monday they have dispatched their 10,000th convalescent plasma unit, which is a milestone they say marks how critical the blood product is in the fight against COVID-19.

The blood institute began to collect convalescent plasma back in April when it showed promise in treating patients with severe COVID-19 symptoms. It took three months for them to distribute their first thousand units of convalescent plasma. The last thousand units only took a week to distribute.

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