Family who fought off coronavirus, now donating plasma to help others

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – For the month of August, Medic Regional Blood Center will be screening all plasma donors for coronavirus antibodies. If you have contracted the virus, you may have antibodies that can help treat those who are currently fighting it.

Becky Gay who fought off the virus says she’s glad to be in a position to help others. She and the majority of her family contracted the virus. Unfortunately, her father passed away from the virus.

Gay says she and her son have donated their convalescent plasma to Medic Regional Blood Center in hopes to help save lives.

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