Wednesday, June 13, 2018

New York Blood Center Declares an ‘Emergency’ with Only Half of Target Supply

By Alison Fox

The New York Blood Center, which supplies blood to city hospitals, has declared a blood emergency, reporting just more than half of its ideal blood supply.

The NYBC currently has a four-day supply of blood, said Andrea Cefarelli, the group’s senior executive director for donor recruitment — far below the target seven-to-nine-day supply. Cefarelli said O Negative is the first to go, considering it is a universal blood type that everyone can use but is only found in about six percent of people.

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Source: amNewYork (via Empire Report New York) 

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