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Cameroon Donates Blood for Wounded Soldiers

Cameroonians are being encouraged to contribute blood for wounded soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorism and rebel incursions from the troubled Central African Republic. Some of the blood donated is rejected after HIV and hepatitis testing. Blood drive Health Minister Andre Mama Fouda said Cameroon needs at least 190,000 liters (400,000 pints) of blood for its soldiers. He said the shortages are forcing medical staff to give blood needed for transfusion only in very urgent cases. He...

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