Why blood makes up over 2.5% of all U.S. exports

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Why blood makes up over 2.5% of all U.S. exports

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Plasma donations can be a way to make extra income, but some groups can't donate.

In the U.S., it's legal to compensate people for their blood donation.

A 2014 report found that allowing this community equal access to donating blood could increase the blood supply by 2% to 4% every year.

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Published On: 2022-06-30, 15:40:35

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