Skip to comments.FDA eases restrictions on gay blood donors amid 'urgent need'
Posted on 04/03/2020 8:06:59 AM PDT by mykroar
Amid what its calling an urgent need for blood, the Food and Drug Administration revised its blood donor guidelines on Thursday, significantly easing the restrictions on men who have sex with men.
The new guidelines reduce the donation deferral period for sexually active gay and bisexual men from 12 months to three, meaning these otherwise healthy men will now have to abstain from same-sex sexual activity for 90 days before they are eligible to donate blood.
Other 12-month deferral periods have also been shortened under the new guidelines, including those for people who have traveled to areas with certain endemic diseases, those who have engaged in injection drug use and people who have participated in commercial sex work.
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Sick pervert F@ggots make up 1.8% of the population. If every f***ing one of them wanted to donate blood, it would be a trivial and insignificant amount.
This is not about blood or need. This is about once again normalizing sick perverts and forcing the public to embrace their disgusting behavior.
Whoever did this needs to have the sh*t beat out of them. They literally need to be pounded in the face till they become unconscious.
This is exactly right.
Also they aren't "cherished" by normal people. They are cherished by Liberal intellectuals who have been making such a mess of the nation in every other way as well.
They are "cherished" by the "Elite." The "Cloud people" who think they rule us.
The Romans 1:18-32 people....
The Romans 1:18-32 people....
How is this going to change much? I highly doubt very many homosexuals were waiting a year just to donate blood - the few that actually do donate probably just lie about how long it’s been since they’ve visited the chocolate star.
Personal banking of blood may be a wise option.
If you cannot see that this virus is being used to change the very fabric of America, you are not paying attention.
If you feel giving up American freedom and exceptionalism is wise in the face of a virus, you were never truly taught what it takes to be free.
Hint, it is not easy, it is not safe, and it is never guaranteed.
Note to self: Just bleed out. Absent from the body...
Poz magazine, about HIV, reported that people infected with HIV age 15 years and die prematurely, whether taking prep meds or not.
I’ve got metastatic signet ring cancer. I can’t, nor would I ever, donate blood and risk giving someone else this nightmare.
I didn’t know they could donate at all, but I read the article the same as you - “how long’s it been?” “a year” “great!”
Hopefully the gay blood will only be used for gay hospital patients? Can I refuse it?
“Why do I get the feeling that HIV makes one more likely to die from this disease?”
You’re not the only one who has that impression
Wait, they’re taking blood from people who’ve been infected with HIV now?
Not neccessarily confirmed, but those at high risk.
A lot of people with HIV are at heightened risk for death or serious complications from respiratory diseases such as tuberculosis. Even without having full blown AIDS.
I’ve been free of mine since 1988.
Well, if he has immunity to COVID-19, apparently his immunity system is still working. So I can see the point, a least vis a vis Covid-19 plasma donations.
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