Blood donations kept Ryan Sebastian alive long enough to meet his newborn son
The genetic blood disorder occurs in 1 of every 365 African American births
Blood & Platelet Center program is able to add this blood to the donor supply, which is rare among collection centers
During the COVID-19 pandemic, ‘the ability to collect has diminished significantly and has yet to fully recover.'
Terri Hill organizes blood drives by day and performs with the LA Opera at night
In order to protect both the donor and the recipient, each donation is screened for a range of disease markers
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