Closer Look: Northside Hospital Tests Convalescent Plasma Donation As A New Potential Treatment For COVID-19

Dr. Kent Holland, medical director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital, shares how plasma could help other COVID-19 patients.
Dr. Kent Holland, medical director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital, shares how plasma could help other COVID-19 patients.
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Domenico Piccininni, an Atlanta resident and COVID-19 survivor shares his journey to recovery. Then, Dr. Kent Holland, medical director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital, shares how Mr. Piccininni’s plasma could help other COVID-19 patients. Plus, Morehouse School of Medicine graduates will attend commencement online this weekend. Today, we hear a preview of Monday’s conversation with Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice. Also, we hear an update on this week’s coronavirus-related news from Sam Whitehead, WABE health reporter and host of the podcast, “Did You Wash Your Hands?”