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AIDS Researchers Urge To Lift Ban on Gay Blood Donors

Filed under: Uncategorized — Medindia Health News May 26, 2010 @ 9:56 pm
image Pioneering AIDS researchers call to lift ban that prevents gay men from donating blood in Canada. Since 1983, blood agencies in Canada, the United States and many other industrialized nations have disallowed all blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM.) While a total ban was justified scientifically and ethically in 1983, in 2010 it no longer makes sense, say AIDS researchers Dr. Mark Wainberg and Dr. Norbert Gilmore in an article to be published May 25 in the ICanadia...

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