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Coronavirus pandemic | Aaditya Thackeray thanks actor Zoa Morani for donating plasma twice

The Maharashtra Cabinet Minister shared Morani’s post where she exhorted the importance of plasma donation to save lives and wrote: “That takes some courage.”

May 27, 2020 / 08:45 PM IST
Image- Twitter-@AUThackeray

Image- Twitter-@AUThackeray


Aaditya Thackeray has praised actor Zoa Morani for donating plasma for the second time since she recovered from COVID-19.

Taking to Twitter, Thackeray shared Morani’s post where she exhorted the importance of plasma donation to save lives and wrote: “That takes some courage.”

Filmmaker Karim Morani’s daughter was diagnosed with COVID-19 in April and she donated plasma for the first time on May 9 at Mumbai's Nair Hospital – almost a month after her recovery.

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She noted in her Twitter post announcing her second round of plasma donation that the last time, her plasma helped get a coronavirus patient out of the ICU.

Notably, several hospitals across India have fallen back on convalescent plasma therapy to treat coronavirus patients. While it cannot be dubbed a cure, it has helped scale down the infection in very severe cases. Under this method, the antibodies present in the plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients is used to fight off infections.

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Jagyaseni Biswas
first published: May 27, 2020 08:44 pm

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