Blood donations crucial

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Response to the coronavirus pandemic has reduced the U.S. blood supply and Vitalant and other blood centers across the country are struggling to maintain stable inventories.

With schools closed and workers at home, 25% of the blood collections Vitalant was anticipating this spring have not been held.

Through the end of June, Vitalant—the nation’s second largest blood collector—has seen over 1,400 blood drives canceled, resulting in ...

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