COVID-19 patient recovers within days of convalescent plasma therapy


COVID-19 survivor Leonard Seiple donated plasma to Michael. (Smiley N. Pool / Dallas Morning News Photographer)

Michael is a healthy 54-year-old father of three. After contracting COVID-19, he ended up in the hospital and was on life support for 23 days. At that point, his doctors obtained convalescent COVID-19 plasma, donated by COVID-19 survivor Leonard Seiple.


Four days after receiving the plasma, Michael was able to breathe on his own for 10 minutes; three days later, he was taken off the ventilator. Read more here.

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© 2020 by Covid Plasma Initiative Foundation

The Yitzchok Lebovits COVID Plasma Initiative is dedicated in memory of R’ Yitzchok a"h Ben R’ Moshe Eliezer y"blt, who recently passed away. R' Yitzchok was a brother of Chaim Lebovits who has been a driving force behind every aspect of this initiative to bring this life-saving therapy to the people who need it.