September 21, 2022

Contaminated blood transfusions

In what has been called the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS, one group infected was given regular injections of a contaminated treatment for blood-clotting disorder haemophilia in the 1970s and 1980s.

A second group was exposed to hepatitis C though a transfusion of donated blood in surgery or childbirth.

Read more – BBC Health (17/9/22)

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