FDA Set to Reverse Three-Decade Ban Against Gay Men Donating Blood

November 30, 2014 10:27 PM

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A three-decade ban on gay men donating blood could be reversed later this week by US's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) .

The ban was enacted in 1983 at the height of AIDS epidemic in US, as scientists were struggling to understand the disease HIV caused. The ban came into place amidst heightened concerns about an immune deficiency disease among gay men, The Washington Post reported. Ever since, men who have sex with o...

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