Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 29th, 1995
Canadian health officials say they do not accept blood donations from inmates, because studies have shown higher rates of hepatitis B and HIV among prisoners.
Red Cross officials told Canadian investigators that some blood clotting products provided to Canadians in the 1980s came from the Cummins unit of the Arkansas state prison system.
The Canadian Red Cross said it purchased the blood-clotting products from Connaught...
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