Bryan Cranston Donates Plasma After COVID-19 Infection

Bryan Cranston wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera

Bryan Cranston wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera

"Well, I just want to encourage you to have a little more patience".

The video posted to Instagram showed Cranston going through a plasma-donation session, something he chose to do after contracting the virus. Bryan also said that he donated plasma since the antibodies from the virus still in his blood. "Yep.it sounds daunting now that over 150,000 Americans are dead because of it", Cranston wrote in the caption to the video.

Cranston made the announcement with a two-minute video in which he takes his followers through the plasma donation process at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center.

He wrote he was "one of the lucky ones" who managed to make it out alive.

So, the actor's encouraging people to remain patient and vigilant - and keep following the rules - in order to prevail through this pandemic. "It can also be used to support research efforts such as making tests to check immunity to the virus".

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The "Breaking Bad" star went public with his health setback with a video on Instagram on Thursday (30Jul20), explaining he was "very lucky" to only experience "very mild symptoms", such as headaches, tightness in his chest, and a loss of taste and smell.

"I wanted to announce that I had COVID-19 a little while ago".

The footage, which has been viewed almost 270,000 times, shows Cranston before he enters the facility, as he is prepped beforehand, and during the process.

During the hour-long donation process, Cranston wore a surgical face mask and passed the time by watching an old black-and-white movie called A Face in the Crowd. "This is something that you might be able to do to", before adding a link to his post.

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