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BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7322.1146 (Published 17 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1146

US Red Cross to destroy blood: The American Red Cross has begun to destroy hundreds of thousands of pints of blood donated after the 11 September terrorist attacks. It did not have the resources to freeze large amounts of excess blood, even though it had announced publicly that it would do so.

Charity starts assistance programmes inside Afghanistan: The …

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