The Blood Ban

The Blood Ban

In this day and age it’s, shocking and unreal to hear that any men who have sex with men (MSM) cannot donate blood due to the risk of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This made since in the past, but now we have the technology to test for HIV quickly and efficiently. Furthermore, the policy has changed, making the deferral time from a lifetime to five years however; it still needs to be changed.