Need For Blood In Orlando Raises Questions About Wisdom Of Banning Donors Due To Sexual Orientation image

Forbes, June 14, 2016
Rita Rubin, reviewing article by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Jeremy Feigenbaum, and Eli Y. Adashi


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[...] In a 2014 “viewpoint” article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, two Harvard Law School professors and a Brown University physician said a one-year deferral was as “equally arbitrary” as an indefinite deferral. ”Donation of HIV-infected blood at any time during the first few weeks of an infection…could be readily detected by routine post-donation testing,” wrote I. Glenn Cohen, Jeremy Feigenbaum and Dr. Eli Adashi. [...]

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