28Aug/16

Blood donors ‘unseen heroes who do not realise how many lives they save’ says woman who lost her baby – Irish Mirror


Irish Mirror

Blood donors ‘unseen heroes who do not realise how many lives they save’ says woman who lost her baby
Irish Mirror
Blood donors “are unseen heroes who do not realise how many lives they have saved” a woman who lost her baby last year has said. Elizabeth Cooney, 29, said that without the five litres of blood she received after her beloved Jack was born, she too

27Aug/16

FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in US – Business Standard


Business Standard

FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in US
Business Standard
Then, whether things go smoothly in an incredibly complex set of processes becomes critical.” In March, the FDA granted Roche approval for a clinical trial testing its Zika blood screening test in Puerto Rico, where local blood donations had been
Every blood donation should be screened for Zika virusNew York Daily News
FDA Calls for Zika Testing of All Blood DonationsWall Street Journal
FDA revises blood donation guidelines due to Zika outbreakWDTN
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27Aug/16

Dothan FBI agent trying to catch father’s blood donation record – Dothan Eagle


Dothan Eagle

Dothan FBI agent trying to catch father’s blood donation record
Dothan Eagle
“The center is very close to work and home so normally I try to plan my day around coming here to donate. I can usually do it around my lunch hour,” she said. “The FBI is also very supportive of employees donating blood. They say it’s great community