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President Trump Tours Dr. Drew Blood Donation Center

07/31/2020 1:57 PM | Anonymous

On July 30, 2020, President Donald Trump encouraged plasma donations after touring the Dr. Drew Blood Donation Center. Transfusing plasma from people who have recovered from Covid-19 into a patient still fighting the virus can boost the patient's immune system and help them recover.   Attending the Health Expert Roundtable in the Hall of Service at the American Red Cross were:  

  • President Donald Trump   
  • Red Cross CEO and President Gail McGovern   
  • Secretary of HHS Alex Azar   
  • FDA Commissioner Dr. Steven Hahn   
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci   
  • Dr. Francis Collins   
  • Dr. Deborah Birx   
  • Surgeon General Jerome Adams   
  • CEO of America’s Blood Centers Kate Fry   
  • CEO of CSL Limited Paul Perreault   
  • CEO of LabCorp Adam Schechter  

Watch PBS coverage of the visit

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