The ‘Good Morning America’ anchor is going to donate his blood plasma to help the researchers find cure or vaccine to fight Covid-19 after the host survived the illness.
AceShowbiz -News anchor George Stephanopoulos is to donate his blood plasma as he has received the all clear after he and his wife Ali Wentworth contracted the coronavirus.
The 69-year-old star revealed he had been diagnosed with Covid-19 last week, more than two weeks after “In Living Color” star Ali caught the disease. George, who served as White House communications director under President Bill Clinton, announced he is now free of the disease on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, and will be taking part in clinical trials to see if his antibodies can help other patients.
“Good news for me and my family,” the ABC host wrote on Twitter. “Last week I tested positive for Covid antibodies, confirming I cleared the virus after weeks without symptoms. I’ve also signed up for a clinical trial to donate my blood plasma and expect to make the donation in the coming weeks.”
The TV newsman opened up about his diagnosis on “Good Morning America” last week, saying, “I’m one of those, I guess‚ cases that are basically asymptomatic. I never had chills, never had a headache, never had a cough, never had shortness of breath. I’m feeling great.”
Ali, in contrast, told fans previously that she had “never been sicker” after testing positive for the virus.
During his “GMA” appearance George added that his wife was doing “much, much better.”
“She’s going on her fifth day now with no fever, which is really a great sign,” he said. “Slowly getting out of bed a little bit more each day, so really happy about that.”
The couple share two daughters together, Elliott, 17, and Harper, 14.
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