An unintended consequence of China’s abrupt coronavirus policy shift has been that new outbreaks have reduced the number of donors. Photo: Reuters
An unintended consequence of China’s abrupt coronavirus policy shift has been that new outbreaks have reduced the number of donors. Photo: Reuters

China faces blood shortage as coronavirus outbreaks see donors stay at home

  • Local health authorities from at least nine regions have warned of shortages and launched donation drives this month
  • Soaring infections after China’s abrupt policy shift on zero-Covid have led to fewer people visiting donation sites

An unintended consequence of China’s abrupt coronavirus policy shift has been that new outbreaks have reduced the number of donors. Photo: Reuters
An unintended consequence of China’s abrupt coronavirus policy shift has been that new outbreaks have reduced the number of donors. Photo: Reuters
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