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Listen: Ex-Yankee Gregorius Invites COVID Recoverers To Join Clinical Trial

Dec 30, 2020

As he weighs free agent offers this offseason, former Yankee Didi Gregorius is partnering with Johns Hopkins to encourage folks who have tested positive for coronavirus to enroll in a clinical trial for a new covid therapy. 

Johns Hopkins wants to see if plasma drawn from an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient and injected into someone who has tested positive within 6 days could help that newly diagnosed patient recover faster. 

Gregorius has a personal interest in this: His longtime kidney condition is an underlying condition that puts him more at risk for a particularly negative outcome should he contract COVID-19.  

He spoke on "All Things Considered" about his Johns Hopkins partnership, what it was like play baseball during a pandemic and his feelings about his years with the Yankee.

Hear the interview below: