Coronavirus: NBA players and teams supporting Mayo Clinic study on COVID-19 antibodies, per report

Via CBS Sports

“Fortunately for everyone, clinics and labs around the world are researching the disease in an effort to either cure it or create a vaccine that provides immunity to the populace. One such effort is taking place at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, and according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the NBA and its players are supporting it. The study, according to Charania, will focus on antibodies in recovered players to understand the prevalence of the disease in and around the NBA.”

“This is not the first such study that has been supported by the NBA. A number of NBA players that have recovered from the coronavirus, including Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smartdonated their blood for an experimental treatment for high-risk COVID-19 patients, according to Dr. Michael Joyner, a member of the leadership team of the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project.”

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