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U.K., Scottish Ministers Apologize To Those Infected With HCV, HIV Through Contaminated Blood Over 30 Years Ago

The Guardian: Cameron apologizes to those infected with hepatitis C and HIV 30 years ago
“Ministers from the U.K. and Scottish governments have apologized and pledged extra funding after it emerged that more than 3,000 people were infected by hepatitis C and HIV via contaminated blood more than 30 years ago. David Cameron formally apologized during prime minister’s questions after an independent inquiry recommended that ministers launch a mass screening exercise for everyone in Scotland who was given blood before September 1991 to test for hepatitis C…” (Carrell/Perraudin, 3/25).

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