The hospital is hoping to start treating severely ill patients with antibodies from others who have beaten the virus.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Tragic Death Prompts Broader Discussion About Toxic Relationships
.@MountSinaiNYC this week plans to initiate #plasmapheresis, where the antibodies from patients who have recovered from #COVID19 will be transferred into critically ill patients with the disease, with the expectation that the antibodies will neutralize it: https://t.co/UCk4gk8mZg
— Mount Sinai Health System (@MountSinaiNYC) March 25, 2020READ MORE: Suffolk County Led New York In Deadly Crashes In 2020, Study Finds
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The hospital is asking for volunteers who are willing to get tested and donate blood.