Kanika Kapoor to donate her plasma #coronavirusnewstolive - April 28, 2020 21 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor has now approached the King George’s Medical University (KGMU), providing to donate her plasma for remedy of different Covid-19 sufferers.
The singer referred to as up head of transfusion medication division, Prof Tulika Chandra, and volunteered to assist.
“She called me up and said she really wanted to help other Covid-19 patients. Vice Chancellor Prof M.L.B. Bhatt has given a go ahead on it and we will now be carrying out the tests on her to see if she is fit to donate her plasma,” stated Prof Chandra.
As per consultants, Kanika’s pattern will likely be examined for a lot of issues earlier than she will be able to donate her plasma. These embody her haemoglobin degree that ought to be above 12.5, weight ought to be greater than 50 kg and the affected person shouldn’t have diabetes, cardiovascular points, malaria, syphilis and different such illnesses.
Kanika’s pattern will most likely be taken on Tuesday and if discovered to be eligible, she will likely be donating her plasma on Wednesday.
Kanika Kapoor had grabbed headlines final month when she turned the primary Bollywood movie star to take a look at constructive for Coronavirus.
Kanika had attended two events in Lucknow within the presence of high politicians and bureaucrats and all of them had been later examined for Corona.
Kanika was hospitalized for over a fortnight on the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS).
She had, on April 26, come out with an announcement clarifying her journey and Covid-19 historical past declaring that she was conscious of misconceptions and unsuitable info floating round her however she selected to stay silent till prepared to converse.
Kanika in her social media publish had stated that each one individuals she got here in touch with within the UK, Mumbai and Lucknow had been examined damaging and that she had duly adopted the method.
Meanwhile, the KGMU on Sunday evening, made the primary plasma transfusion in a 58-year-old affected person from Orai who’s a authorities physician whose situation was vital.
The medical doctors now say that the affected person is responding properly to the transfusion.
The college has obtained three plasma donations from totally recovered Covid-19 sufferers, two from medical doctors and one from a Lakhimpur man.