Published in Blood Weekly, March 11th, 1996
Green Cross Corp. had reported halting shipments in early 1986 and completing the recovery of unheated blood products by May 1986, but the recovery actually was not finished until a year later, Health and Welfare Minister Naoto Kan added. Kan spoke at a news conference and reported on an investigation against Green Cross as part of a study of some 2,000 Japanese infected with HIV through tainted blood.
Masayuki Nishida, an executive of Green Cross, told reporters that after the company's own...
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