Category Archives: Public Safety

Invasive meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men

“The occurrence of clusters of invasive meningococcal disease among MSM [men who have sex with men] in European metropolitan centres caused by a strain that has been associated with a similar outbreak with a high case-fatality rate in New York … Continue reading

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U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors

U.S. Panel Upholds Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors “Experts cite small but potential danger to the blood supply…” 14th Jun 2010 http://www.businessweek.com/lifestyle/content/healthday/640056.html

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Thailand joins gay blood ban with other nations

Thailand joins gay blood ban with other nations April 2, 2008 http://www.pinknews.co.uk/news/articles/2005-7287.html/

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Canadian judge rules in favour of blood service which bans gay men

Canadian judge rules in favour of blood service which bans gay men September 9, 2010 http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2010/09/09/canadian-judge-rules-in-favour-of-blood-service-which-bans-gay-men/

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Chinese re-affirm gay blood ban

Chinese re-affirm gay blood ban July 8, 2010 http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2010/07/08/chinese-gay-man-has-blood-donation-lawsuit-rejected/

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Scottish blood service confirms ban on gay donations

Scottish blood service confirms ban on gay donations November 4, 2008 http://www.pinknews.co.uk/news/articles/2005-9487.html/

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Gay blood ban is lawful, says Finnish official

Gay blood ban is lawful, says Finnish official June 30, 2008 http://www.pinknews.co.uk/news/articles/2005-8167.html/

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