US Blood Banks Urged Not To Accept Blood From Donors With Zika Risk

July 10, 2016 7:09 AM

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US Blood Banks Urged Not To Accept Blood From Donors With Zika Risk

Blood banks to start returning donors who are at Zika virus risk. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has urged to do so.

Clinics across the US is following the new protocol and turning back those blood donors who had recently traveled to Zika infected countries or had sex with the person who had been to such places. Travelers are urged not to donate blood for four weeks after returning back from a Zika outbreak countr...

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