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After the Great Depression, something that has affected the world as a whole is, COVID-19 pandemic. Every part of the world is trying it’s best to fight the Novel Coronavirus in the best way it can & still no solid success towards it. Amid the probable COVID-19 outbreak solutions, Microsoft comes up with something called “Plasma Bot”.
One-of-a-kind initiative seems a promising solution as this will be taking help from the recovered COVID-19 patients. To help sick ones, the Plasma Bot solution will launch a self-screening tool that is quite promising.
Microsoft’s Plasma Bot Initiative
The tech giant Microsoft has planned to help the probable COVID-19 sick patients with the help of already recovered patients. The company is soon going to launch a self-screening tool that will check if the recovered patients are qualifying for helping the process ahead.
In the solution process, considering if a patient qualifies, will donate his/her plasma in the hope to create a treatment for COVID-19 pandemic. The tool is actually a part of the company’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 with the CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance.
With the help of Immunoglobulin (Ig) therapy, the recovered ones work together with the sick ones.
“The CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance includes the leading-edge expertise of Biotest, BPL, LFB, and Octapharma along with CSL Behring and Takeda who formed the alliance. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is serving as an advisory partner. Microsoft is providing technology including the Alliance website and the Plasma Bot for donor recruitment. Experts from the Alliance are collaborating across key aspects such as plasma collection, clinical trial development, and product manufacturing.
The sooner recovered COVID-19 patients donate convalescent plasma, the sooner the Alliance may be able to start manufacturing a potential therapy and begin clinical trials. These trials will determine if this therapy could treat patients who are at risk for serious complications from COVID-19.”
“The earlier recovered COVID-19 sufferers donate convalescent plasma, the earlier the Alliance could possibly begin manufacturing a possible remedy and start scientific trials,” in accordance with the put up. “These trials will decide if this remedy may deal with sufferers who’re in danger for severe problems from COVID-19.”
How Does Microsoft’s Plasma Bot Initiative Work?
Once the doctor has declared that you have fully recovered from the COVID-19, you are no longer a danger to the community. That’s when the initiative encourages you to contact the nearest plasma donation center that will help you donate your plasma and help others.
Please know that just providing the information doesn’t mean that you will need to donate (necessarily). It doesn’t also guarantee to participate in the whole donor program. The listed candidates will need to provide the valid identification followed by medical screening to ensure if you are eligible or not. Once you are qualified, the Medical staff will explain the donation process as well as answer any questions you have around the donation process. Rest assured the information you provided will be managed according to all the local, state, and federal regulations.
Microsoft is on the mission of getting help from almost every COVID-19 survivor to give a tough fight to Novel Coronavirus pandemic. This is an initiative that will take help from the survivors to help the sick ones after going through a proper analysis & testing phase. #helpingsurvivorsbecomeheroes
COVID-19 pandemic has shocked the world & the economy too badly that brought almost every entity together. The Plasma Bot plan from Microsoft has come ahead to take help from the recovered COVID-19 patients. The next step would be to take plasma from those & use the same for sick patients.
Don’t forget to encourage the patients (recovered) around & help them sign up with the nearest plasma donation center to help sick ones.