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A study discovers novel genetic causes of rare diseases, leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care
We are appealing for more people to donate plasma for a national treatment trial.
Approximately 211 events were delivered between November 2018 and June 2019 by projects funded by NHSBT's Community Investment Scheme, reaching around 130,000 people.
New analysis found men produce higher levels of COVID-19 plasma antibodies than women.
People from Asian communities who have recovered from COVID-19 are more likely to have the antibody-rich convalescent plasma which can save lives, according to early analysis.
New text messages from the national testing programme led to 10,370 people registering as potential COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors over Monday and Tuesday.
Routine samples from blood donations are being made available to monitor the spread of coronavirus.
Nurses support programme in London, Manchester and Birmingham, as appeal for donors continue
We want to add our voice to the many around the world who are rightly calling out racial injustice.
The first person to be randomly selected to receive convalescent plasma through RECOVERY has now received a transfusion.
The FAIR steering group exploring whether some gay and bisexual men might be able to donate blood without a deferral is still hoping to report its’ findings before the end of 2020.
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