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People who have had COVID-19 can become plasma donors and volunteers. To do this, you need to call the hotline.

Another 3,959 residents of the capital have recovered from the coronavirus. Each patient undergoes special examinations before discharge. Those who need further medical supervision receive all the necessary advice.

“The number of people who have recovered in Moscow continues to grow. Over the past day after undergoing treatment, another 3959 patients recovered. The total number of people who have recovered from the infection has increased to 354 705 “, – said

Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development.

Those with coronavirus can become social volunteers and donors. Plasma with antibodies to COVID-19 is used in hospitals in the capital to treat patients with moderate to severe disease. Plasma transfusion reduces the likelihood of deterioration and transfer to mechanical ventilation by almost half, and the survival rate increases by 19 percent.

In October, the plasma passed a record number of residents of the capital– 1.5 thousand people. Previously, about 650 people underwent the procedure per month. Almost five thousand people have become donors of plasma with antibodies to COVID-19 in Moscow.

People who have had coronavirus, aged 18 to 55 and weighing more than 50 kilograms, can become a donor. The main requirement for a donor is that after the first symptoms of coronavirus infection appear, five weeks must pass. Contraindications – chronic diseases, HIV, syphilis, viral hepatitis.

To become a donor or volunteer and help those who are being treated for coronavirus in a hospital and at home, you need to call the hotline: +7 (495) 870-45-16. It is open daily from 09:00 to 19:00.

About 1.5 thousand Muscovites donated plasma with antibodies to COVID-19 in October

Residents of the capital can get free testing for coronavirus using the polymerase chain reaction method. To do this, you need to contact the city clinic with a Moscow compulsory medical insurance policy. The test result will appear within three days in the electronic medical record on and in the app “EMIAS.INFO”…

Read more about coronavirus prevention and disease control methods – in the special project…

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