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Overlooked Contaminant Found in Donated Blood…


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The CDC has reported that, in March 2009, several people accidentally received blood products with yellow fever vaccine in them. The investigation documents evidence for transmission of vaccine virus through infected blood products.

The mistake was a human error that could have been prevented. In response, the CDC decided to reissue its guidelines for donating blood.


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