The Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) disclosed the requirements for people who have recovered from COVID-19 and want to donate their plasma to help save other lives.
The use of blood plasma basically involves extracting antibodies against COVID-19 from patients who overperformed the disease and applying them to patients infected with the disease who are already in serious condition.
People interested in donating their plasma must meet certain requirements and go to Mexico City.
The requirements to be met are:
Have had COVID (have a positive PCR test).
Do not develop symptoms of the disease at least 14 days before donation.
Official identification with photography.
Be between 18 and 65 years old, weigh more than 50 kilos and measure more than 1.5 meters.
For women with no history of pregnancies.
Have a fast of at least 6 hours, not be unveiled and have not had a tattoo in the last 12 months.
Do not have any disease or infection and are not taking medications orally or blood thinners.
People interested in donating should go to access ‘J’ of the Central Military Hospital, located at Boulevard Manuel Avila Camacho S/N, Lomas de Sotelo colony, Miguel Hidalgo mayoral station, CDMX.
Opening hours are from 11 a.m. Interested parties can make an appointment to the phones: 21 22 11 00 Ext. 1768, or by WhatsApp at 55 25 58 23 38.
Would you like to help in this pandemic? Donate plasma to save the life of the #COVID19! If you qualify and want to donate, you can go to the Central Military Hospital located at: https://t.co/aKXIZdYO4n#UnidosSomosLaGranFuerzaDeMéxico. pic.twitter.com/26auh16pSo
— @SEDENAmx (@SEDENAmx) December 27, 2020
In its latest report, the Federal Ministry of Health noted that in Mexico 122 thousand 026 deaths from COVID-19 as well as one million 377 thousand 217 cases, since the beginning of the epidemic.
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