U.S. Examines Ban on Gay Blood Donors

A few days ago, CNN reported on a request by 64 U.S. legislators that may ultimately lead to lifting a blanket ban on blood donations by gay men. This news comes as the nation's blood supply suffers more than a 10% drop following recent weather in the East and Midwest parts of the United States, and while China, of all places, lifts a similar ban on donations from lesbians. Parts of UK have already revisited the topic of blood donations from gay men in 2011.

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