Canceled Blood Drives Due to Coronavirus Concerns Spark Blood Shortages — Public Urged to Donate

Gov. Ned Lamont speaks at a press conference on Tuesday.


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In the past few weeks, as cancellations and shutdowns due to the Coronavirus have become widespread, nearly 2,700 Red Cross blood drives have been canceled across the United States, 46 that were to be held in Connecticut — that’s about 1,299 fewer blood donations than would otherwise have been donated in the Connecticut alone.  “A […]
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