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Why did they keep on letting drug addicts donate blood after HIV was first identified? Didnt they know?
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: HIV
They did not have a reliable blood test to screen or confirm HIV for many months after the disease was discovered.
Sorry!

In brief: HIV
They did not have a reliable blood test to screen or confirm HIV for many months after the disease was discovered.
Sorry!
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
In brief: HIV INFECTION
Hiv and other infections are screened among blood donors much more among drug addicts to prevent transmission of aids , hepatitis, etc.

In brief: HIV INFECTION
Hiv and other infections are screened among blood donors much more among drug addicts to prevent transmission of aids , hepatitis, etc.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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