sunny.png
Tuesday August 11th, 2020 7:54PM

Bryan Cranston recovers from COVID-19, donates plasma

By The Associated Press
Related Articles
  Contact Editor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Bryan Cranston said he contracted and recovered from COVID-19 and has donated his plasma because it contains antibodies.

The actor best known for playing Walter White on AMC's "Breaking Bad" made the announcement in a video posted to Instagram on Thursday.

Cranston, 64, did not say exactly when he got infected with the new coronavirus, but indicated that it was “quite early on” in the pandemic. He had mild symptoms including a slight headache, tightness in his chest and loss of taste and smell, according to the post.

“I was pretty strict in adhering to the protocols and still... I contracted the virus,” he wrote.

Cranston recorded himself inside UCLA Blood & Platelet Center in Los Angeles making the plasma donation. He said the process took about an hour, during which he watched “A Face in the Crowd” starring Andy Griffith and Patricia Neal.

Cranston urged his followers to wear a mask, wash their hands and practice social distancing.

  • Associated Categories: Associated Press (AP), AP Entertainment, APOnline Celebrity News
© Copyright 2020 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Asia-Pacific tourism makes patchy restart, and some missteps
Tourism operators across Asia and the Pacific are making furtive and faltering advances, as well as some spectacular missteps, after travel was largely halted by the coronavirus pandemic that continues ebbing and mostly surging around the globe
3:02AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Reports: Hong Kong may postpone election, citing coronavirus
Hong Kong media say the government may postpone highly anticipated legislative elections, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city
2:56AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Game On: NHL restart a small step toward return to normalcy
The NHL is set to resume with a 24-team expanded playoff opening this weekend in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta
2:55AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Angels' Trout on paternity list ahead of couple's 1st child
Mike Trout was placed on the paternity list before the Los Angeles Angels’ game against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night
1:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Into the Wild' bus likely lands a home at Fairbanks museum
The abandoned city bus in the Alaska backcountry that was made famous by the “Into the Wild” book and movie looks like it will have a new home in Fairbanks
11:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gaga, Grande top MTV VMA noms; quarantine categories added
It’s raining nominations for Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain on Me” at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, which will present new categories focused on live performances and music videos created at home during the coronavirus pandemic
4:01PM ( 11 hours ago )
AP Entertainment
Tracy Morgan, wife to divorce after 5 years of marriage
Tracy Morgan and his wife of five years are ending their marriage
5:12PM ( 1 day ago )
McConaughey writing book based on life-changing adventures
Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey didn’t want to write an ordinary celebrity book
4:58PM ( 1 day ago )
Court says Judd can sue Weinstein for sexual harassment
A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein
3:32PM ( 1 day ago )
APOnline Celebrity News
Asia-Pacific tourism makes patchy restart, and some missteps
Tourism operators across Asia and the Pacific are making furtive and faltering advances, as well as some spectacular missteps, after travel was largely halted by the coronavirus pandemic that continues ebbing and mostly surging around the globe
3:02AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Reports: Hong Kong may postpone election, citing coronavirus
Hong Kong media say the government may postpone highly anticipated legislative elections, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city
2:56AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Game On: NHL restart a small step toward return to normalcy
The NHL is set to resume with a 24-team expanded playoff opening this weekend in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta
2:55AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Column: SEC moves raise question: Is season even worth it?
If college football somehow makes it to the field, all we’ll get is a shell of a season
2:54AM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: South Africa's cases inch close to half-million
South Africa’s number of confirmed coronavirus cases is edging close to a half-million, with the Health Ministry reporting 11,046 new cases overnight
2:47AM ( 23 minutes ago )