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Doctors treat first UK patient in Covid ‘super donor’ blood trial

Reopened trial to look at whether plasma with high levels of antibodies can help save lives of immunosuppressed

Doctors have treated the first UK patient in a reopened clinical trial that will explore whether blood plasma from “super donors” can help fight Covid in those with weakened immune systems.

Super donors produce exceptionally high levels of antibodies after infection and vaccination, and there are hopes that transfusions of their blood plasma can wipe out the virus in people whose own immune systems are compromised.

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