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Charting Pediatrics

Apr 27, 2020

One of the bright spots during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the promising and experimental use of convalescent plasma, which was recently approved by the FDA for emergency treatment. The donation of antibody-rich blood from patients who have recovered from the SARS-CoV2 virus has been pioneered by Dr. Kyle Annan and the team at Children’s Colorado. I

n this, our 9th COVID-19 podcast we will cover the topic of convalescent plasma, discuss the current epidemiology of the pandemic, and talk through the impacts of loosened shelter-in-place orders around the country.

You can go back and listen to our previous coverage on the COVID-19 Pandemic on Season 3 of the podcast.

Today we are fortunate to be joined once again by un-official Charting Pediatrics co-host, Dr. Sam Dominguez. Sam is a pediatric infectious diseases physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Additionally, we are joined by Dr. Kyle Annen who is Director of the Blood Donor Center at Children’s Colorado and Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Join our weekly COVID-19 Virtual Provider Town Hall - Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 6-7 p.m. MST

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ABC News Coverage of convalescent plasma for COVID-19

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