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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Donations needed to overcome worst blood shortage in over a decade

Donations needed to overcome worst blood shortage in over a decade

By Harrison Bates
February 3, 2022

The American Red Cross, an organization that collects and distributes nearly 40 percent of the nation’s blood supply, is pleading with the public to help alleviate stress on an exhausted national blood...

Kyle Labe - Graphic by Ally Rzesa / Beacon Staff

The Red Cross picks politics over science

By Kyle Labe
February 21, 2019

When I was in high school, the American Red Cross would sometimes station one of their “bloodmobiles” in the parking lot. A doctor, nurse, and phlebotomist collected pints from willing donors, and...

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