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NHS blood supplies drop critically low, sparking a first-ever amber alert

NHS blood supplies drop critically low, sparking a first-ever amber alert

Blood supplies have become critically low, prompting the NHS department in charge of donations to issue the first-ever amber alert.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) reported that overall blood stocks in the health service were 3.1 days, but O type blood levels had dropped to less than two days. It intends to keep more than six days’ worth of blood on hand.

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