Tom Hanks Continues to Do His Part By Donating Plasma in the Fight Against COVID-19


Tom Hanks knows what its like to have COVID-19. So now that he has fully healed, the actor is doing everything in his power to make sure he’s doing all he can in the battle against it.

On Wednesday (May 27,) Hanks headed to his Instagram page to share the news that he was once again donating his plasma in the hopes that it could help at least some of those still battling the dreaded disease. In the series of pictures, Hanks showed two bags of plasma along with the process of drawing blood and then filtering the plasma out of it.

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“Plasmatic on 3! 1,2,3 PLASMATIC! Hanx,” the 63-year-old wrote alongside the pictures of the process. Hanks also donated his plasma about a month ago.

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Fans will recall that Hanks and his superstar wife Rita Wilson were both diagnosed with COVID-19 back in March while there were in Australia. Hanks was in fact there to film a movie, but soon returned to Los Angeles after self-quarantining for two weeks.

“We are just fine, dandy,” Hanks said in a recent interview, according to People magazine.  “We had all of the flu-like symptoms. My wife, Rita, was a little worse off than me. She had a very high temperature. And we were isolated so that we would not give it to anyone else.”

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Indeed, its been a rough time for Hanks, and the rest of the world for that matter, as of late. Also on Wednesday (May 27,) the Oscar-winning actor reflected on the loss of activist Larry Kramer.

“Larry Kramer taught all of us the no-nonsense responsibility of being Human,” Hanks wrote. “Rest in Power, indeed. Hanx”