UK calls for victim compensation in blood scandal
01 August 2022 | 11:49 am
From the 1970s into the 1990s, thousands of UK residents were infected with HIV and hepatitis C after receiving contaminated blood transfusions. Politicians are being called on to finally pay damages to victims.
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