‘Hank-ccine’: Tom Hanks shares picture of his donated plasma after recovering from COVID-19 himself
''I like to call the Hank-ccine’’.
Tom Hanks has emerged victorious in his battle against the novel coronavirus. Doing his part in the fight against the global pandemic, the actor also donated his plasma at a hospital in Los Angeles after completely recovering himself.
Announcing this news on Instagram, the academy award-winning actor wrote: ‘Here’s last week’s bag of plasma. Such a bag!’
On a podcast, Hanks said that he had been approached about donating his plasma.
‘’We have said, ‘Do you want our blood? Can we give plasma?’ We will give it to places that hope to work on what I like to call the Hank-ccine’’, he added.
Hanks, along with his wife Rita Wilson, caught the virus while filming in Australia. The couple began experiencing notable symptoms and decided to get themselves tested. The two shared their experience on social media, saying that they experienced cold shivers and body aches.
The actor was filming for Baz Luhrmann’s untitled project about Elvis Presley. However, after the two stars tested positive for the virus, Nine Network quarantined the show’s staff.
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