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Bryan Cranston is a man of science.” data-reactid=”16″>Like Walter White, the man he’s most famous for playing, Bryan Cranston is a man of science.

an Instagram post Thursday, the 64-year-old Breaking Bad star revealed he’s recovering from a mild bout of COVID-19, and showed videos of himself preparing to donate plasma for research at UCLA’s Blood and Platelets Center.” data-reactid=”17″>In an Instagram post Thursday, the 64-year-old Breaking Bad star revealed he’s recovering from a mild bout of COVID-19, and showed videos of himself preparing to donate plasma for research at UCLA’s Blood and Platelets Center.

“About now you’re probably feeling a little tied down, restricting your mobility and like me, you’re tired of this!! Well, I just want to encourage you to have a little more patience. I was pretty strict in adhering to the protocols and still… I contracted the (coronavirus),”  wrote Cranston, who played chronically ill chemistry teacher-turned-meth dealer Walter White from AMC’s deeply adored drama from 2008-2013.

“Yep. it sounds daunting now that over 150,000 Americans are dead because of it. I was one of the lucky ones. Mild symptoms. I count my blessings and urge you to keep wearing the damn mask, keep washing your hands, and stay socially distant. We can prevail – but ONLY if we follow the rules together.”

In the accompanying cell phone footage, Cranston shows himself outside and then inside a UCLA donation center where he interacts with a medical professional named Ron, who describes the roughly hour-long procedure.

“We’re gonna see what it contributes to,” the actor says of his plasma donation, which contains COVID-19 antibodies. “Hopefully some good.”

And of course countless references to Walter White.

latest coronavirus news and updates, follow along at https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus. According to experts, people over 60 and those who are immunocompromised continue to be the most at risk. If you have questions, please reference the CDC’s and WHO’s resource guides. ” data-reactid=”40″>For the latest coronavirus news and updates, follow along at https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus. According to experts, people over 60 and those who are immunocompromised continue to be the most at risk. If you have questions, please reference the CDC’s and WHO’s resource guides.