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Canadians sue Red Cross for bad blood

The Canadian Red Cross is being sued for distributing contaminated blood in the 1980s to thousands of people. The diseases people contracted from receiving the blood in transfusions included hepatitis C and HIV, from which they are now dying.

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About: Canadians sue Red Cross for bad blood

Date: 30 May 2005


Author: Joe Schneider


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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medical error Red Cross
  • Medical error contaminated blood
  • Medical error blood transfusion
  • Medical error hepatitis C
  • Medical error HIV
  • Medication error death
  • Death and contaminated blood
  • Death and blood transfusion
  • Death and hepatitis C
  • Death and HIV

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