MOSCOW, 30 Jul – RIA Novosti. The famous actor Tom Hanks, who recovered from coronavirus infection, donated plasma after reports that his blood has antibodies to COVID-19.

Earlier, the Hanks wife Rita Wilson, who is also ill with the coronavirus, said that they intend to donate blood to see if antibodies in their blood to create a vaccine.

the Actor posted a photo to social network Instagram, which shows the package with the plasma.

“This is a package with plasma from last week. Such a package”, – signed photo of Hanks.

Wilson also posted a photo where you can see how she gives blood.

“the Photo, as a test for antibodies before you donate plasma. Thank you Dr. Anne Rimoin from the University of California in Los Angeles for the research you’re working on to help patients recover from COVID-19” – wrote under the photo of the actor’s wife.

that Oscar-winning actor and his wife contracted the coronavirus, a new type became known in mid-March. At the time they were in Australia, where Hanks was involved in the shooting of the biopic on the life of Elvis Presley. A couple was hospitalized, but a few days after treatment was discharged from the hospital.

Hanks is known to spectators on such films as “Big,” “Forrest Gump”, “Saving private Ryan”, “Outcast”, “the Miracle on the Hudson” and many others. In 2016, President Barack Obama awarded Hanks the Presidential medal of freedom. He twice received the award “Oscar” for best actor – films “Philadelphia” (1993) and “Forrest Gump” (1994).

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