Scandal unfolds over blood donation in French prisons

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 17 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:167
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    A group of 30 doctors and officials, including three former ministers, has been placed under judicial examination for alleged ‘poisoning and non-assistance to endangered individuals.’

    The four year investigation by the Paris judge Odile Bertella- Geffroy has shown that blood donation in prisons continued until 1986, long after specialists had warned of …

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