Availability of blood again critical in Southern California



To generate much needed blood donations, U.S. blood bank and public health leaders have joined together to issue a call for all eligible individuals to give blood this summer. The appeal comes in the face of increasingly significant blood shortages, leaving certain parts of the country with less than a one-day supply.
More than 45 percent of the blood used by Southern California patients is imported from out-of-state Red Cross blood centers. Since virtually all areas of the country hav...

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