Hospital staff members donate blood to mark World Blood Donor Day, in June 2017 in China’s northern Hebei province. Photo: AFP

China is not alone in blood plasma HIV scares, but must find out why it happened

  • Even developed countries have reported contamination in plasma, in spite of donor selection and screening of donated blood
  • Blood donated by volunteers that has been screened in a blood bank is safer than that donated by family members or by paid donors
Topic |   China science

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Hospital staff members donate blood to mark World Blood Donor Day, in June 2017 in China’s northern Hebei province. Photo: AFP
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