Accepting donations by gay and bisexual men
Others, however, have urged the FDA to keep the ban, saying that infected people can slip through the screening process. Men who have sex with men MSM. The first documented case of HIV infection resulting from blood transfusion occurred in Although science had shrunk the risk of transmitting HIV substantially, the FDA let the lifetime ban stand for another nine years.
Kanouse , et al. Food and Drug Administration to consider reducing its deferral time for MSM from twelve to three months. The FDA says it will monitor the new policy to see whether the restrictions could eventually be relaxed more.
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- Brooks JP. However, the reflections of our participants are important for understanding how such policies are understood and thus accepted.
- Accessed at www. Japanese Red Cross Society.
At least a dozen other gay and bisexual men have shared on social media that the Facebook blood donation feature is "offensive" or "insulting," and several have asked for Facebook not to target them with these reminders, according to a CNBC search. Blood donation rules Questions we ask before you donate Research into more personalised questions Previous changes to blood donation rules Can gay men give blood?
One participant described syphilis testing results to say that he thought a 6 or 9-month deferral would be more ideal age 34, HIV-negative, Toronto. Registered in Ireland: MSM is an epidemiological category with policy relevance, but everyday people are more likely to refer to themselves and communities through common monikers or identities like gay, bisexual, and queer [ 42 ].