Blood donation ‘to blame’ for hep C levels in China – Hepeng Jia

From Scidev.net:

Chinese and US researchers have said illegal blood donation is to blame for high levels of hepatitis C infection in rural China.

Although illegal blood donation practices were stopped by the Chinese government in the late 1990s, methods of collecting and storing blood need to be urgently improved to stop the virus spreading further, say the team.

October 29, 2005 6:48 PM
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