With Pa. Facing ‘critical shortage,’ state physician general issues call for donations
Speaking to reporters from the Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank in suburban Harrisburg, state Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson said the commonwealth is experiencing a shortage in its blood supply and urged eligible residents to donate blood.
Despite blood shortage, gay and bisexual men in Philadelphia still face donation restrictions. Why?
'It perpetrates stigma by branding one group of people ... as vectors of disease,' Sultan Shakir of the Mazzoni Center said.