Saqib Ul Islam is an award-winning multimedia journalist & digital producer with VOA's English News Center in Washington, D.C. Saqib collaborates with different language services within VOA, and travels extensively within the United States and internationally to tell America’s stories. He has produced TV reports and documentaries on such human interest topics as interfaith, immigration and education, and covered major political events over the past decade. Saqib has also served as a senior delegate to the Young Leaders Assembly at the United Nations.
Doctors and medical researchers are studying whether antibodies in plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients are effective in treating the disease until a vaccine against the virus becomes available. A family in America’s capital that has recovered from COVID-19 is now helping to make a difference by donating plasma for research. VOA’s Saqib Ul Islam has the story.