PAHO warns of potential blood shortages during COVID-19 pandemic

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today warned that countries in the Americas face potential shortages of blood for transfusions due to a significant reduction in voluntary blood donations during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest available data, in 2017 more than 10.5 million units of blood were collected, through 1,800 […]

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