He is the one who masks.
Bryan Cranston has revealed that he contracted COVID-19 “just now,” and he wants everyone to mask and practice social distancing.
Award-winning actor Emmy and Tony, perhaps best known for playing the chemistry professor, turned methamphetamine dealer Walter White into the acclaimed AMC series “Breaking Bad” and said he got infected despite being “pretty strict about sticking to protocols ”
“I contracted the virus. Yes, “wrote on a Facebook FB,
released Thursday, adding that “it seems daunting now that more than 150,000 Americans are dead because of it.” I was one of the lucky ones. Mild symptoms.
And he urged his 2.5 million followers to “keep wearing the damn mask, keep washing your hands, and stay socially distant.”
“We can prevail, but ONLY if we follow the rules together.”
In addition, he revealed in a video that accompanies his publication that he recently donated his plasma to the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center, because his blood has the COVID-19 antibodies.
Researchers are studying whether convalescent plasma from recovered coronavirus patients could reduce the severity of COVID-19 diseases in sick patients by increasing their ability to fight the virus.
Convalescent plasma has been used to treat Ebola and influenza patients during past viral outbreaks. And preliminary studies have found that convalescent plasma from recovered patients with COVID-19 is generally safe to use, and appears to increase the survival rate of those hospitalized with COVID-19. The FDA could even authorize the emergency use of antibody-rich plasma for emergency use in patients with COVID-19 as early as next week, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Cranston documented part of the approximately one-hour donation procedure in the video clip, and explained the process on a ticker that scrolls under the video.
Basically, the donor blood is drawn and separated into three parts (including plasma, platelets, and red blood cells) using a centrifuge. The doctors then take the plasma and platelets, and the red blood cells are returned to the donor.
“Pretty good huh?” Cranston’s teletype says.
The center was able to collect 840 milliliters of Cranston during his visit. “Beautiful … liquid gold,” says Cranston, looking at the honey-colored plasma bag. “I hope I can do something good.”
Then wrap the video with: “Have you had COVID-19? This is something you could do. ”
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