I just received the following emergency request.
Blood platelets needed from 6 persons today; for surgery for Lee Colligan. He had a swimming accident and is paralyzed. Telephone Sheryl Colligan 6452 1472. Hospital Chiriqui.
UPDATE July 29
OK just got an update. They got 7 platelet donors, three family members and 4 Panamanians. The surgery was postponed until today. He just went under. They flew in a surgeon from PC.