Plasma Bank

Context: Recently, the Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal has inaugurated a plasma bank in the city and urged recovered Covid-19 patients to donate their plasma.


  • Delhi’s Plasma Bank is opened at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS).
  • The Plasma Bank is a first-of-its-kind initiative in the entire country and appealed to recovered patients to donate their plasma.
  • The recovered Covid-19 patients can donate their plasma after 14 days of their COVID-19 negative report.
  • A healthy person between the age group of 18-60 years and with no comorbidities can be a donor and the patient should have recovered at least three weeks before donating and tested negative for Covid-19 twice.

Source: The Indian Express

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