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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to donate blood for COVID-19 research

Los Angeles: Hollywood couple Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, who recently recovered from the COVID-19 are planning to donate blood and plasma for COVID-19 research.

The couple revealed it on a podcast via MSN.

“A lot of the questions (are) what now? What do we do now? Is there something we can do? And, in fact, we just found out that we do carry the antibodies,” he said.

“We have not only been approached, we have said, ‘Do you want our blood? Can we give plasma?’ And, in fact, we will be giving it now to the places that hope to work on what I would like to call the ‘Hank-ccine’,” the actor quipped.

The first Hollywood personalities to have COVID-19 infection, Hanks and Wilson revealed their diagnosis on March 11.

They returned home to Los Angeles at the end of March after quarantining and recovering from their symptoms.

Via UNI-India

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