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LGBT News Brazil and Hungary drop ban on gay men giving blood

Discussion in 'Current Events, World News, & LGBT News' started by LaurenSkye, May 9, 2020.

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    Yay!

    Now we need that in the USA.
     
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    I am wondering if the temporary lift of the one-year rule in the US is a step towards more current science-based blood donation policies here. Although it is clear not all blood banks are following this, and still refusing donations (such as the NY legislator who was turned away). The article about Hungary says the US has changed to 3 months wait for men who have sex with men, but the US hasn’t changed yet, just a temporary (and apparently optional) allowance during the blood shortages during COVID-19.