NHS DOCTOR REVEALED AS ANTIBODY 'SUPER-DONOR' AFTER COVID-19 RECOVERY
Alessandro Giardini, who spent a week in intensive care, has an antibody level in his plasma around 40 times that of the average.
The discovery was made as part of an NHS trial to analyse the blood of 435 covid-19 patients.
Mr Giardini, a consultant in the cardiology department of Great Ormond Street children's hospital, spent seven days on a ventilator in intensive care after falling ill with COVID-19.
*Sourced from Sky news*
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