Last evening, I got a phone call from a friend asking about plasma for a Covid19 patient. This was a routine for the past few days, as the second wave meant an exponential surge in cases. To search, I started calling different blood banks in Hyderabad. All of them mentioned the grim situation out there. The rise in demand depleted the limited medical resources including plasma reserves. This meant that the new donors are contributing for the current need.
Why Plasma Donation?
You can donate plasma when you test positive for infection, be symptom free for at least…