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US Relaxes Gay Blood Ban But With A Year’s Abstinence

US Relaxes Gay Blood Ban But With A Year’s Abstinence

In the same year that US researchers discovered the existence of HIV, a blood ban was introduced in the States that prohibited gay men from donating blood. 1983 was that year, over thirty years ago, and the blood ban stayed in place until yesterday, 21 December, 2015. Now the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) have […]