Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
Clotting factor was made by pooling blood of up to 10,000 donors. If one donor was infected with a viral pathogen, the entire batch was infected. In 1982, the CDC reported the first cases of HIV/AIDS among people with hemophilia, and by mid-1983, researchers were able to isolate the virus that causes AIDS. Manufacturers of […]
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