Emily Baumgaertner

LA Times

Investigative reporter for the LA Times.

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New research suggests a shot of plasma from people who’ve had COVID-19 may protect people who haven’t had it.

Plasma shots could protect people from COVID-19. Feds and makers won't develop them

New research suggests a shot of plasma from people who’ve had COVID-19 may protect people who haven’t had it.

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