Blood donations slow; reserves down t...

Blood donations slow; reserves down to 3-day supply

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Aug 12, 2008, titled Blood donations slow; reserves down to 3-day supply. In it, Newsday reports that:

At 7:30 Monday morning last week, phlebotomists at the Long Island Blood Center's Melville location prepared for the 14 donors who had made early-morning appointments.

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Dr Spock

Brooklyn, NY

#1 Aug 12, 2008
I use to give blood 4 times a year.Then I worked for 3 months in 1985 in London. I have been disqualified for the past 23 years from donating blood because England had a case of Mad Cow Disease in the 80's. You would think I would be symptomatic by now.

The US has had a case also. Does that mean all Americans should now be disqualified also? Administrative screw ups like this cause shortages.

MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

maxwell

Andover, NJ

#2 Aug 12, 2008
You want your welfare check? get in line buddy, you are giving blood.

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