Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to end a decades-old ban against gay men donating blood.
Even in countries that have made great gains in reducing the burden of AIDS, the epidemic is still growing among gay men
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 1 in 5 sexually active gay and bisexual men in America are HIV-positive but that 44% of them don’t know it.
Last week a public health committee charged with making recommendations on U.S. government policy regarding blood donation decided in favor of upholding a current rule prohibiting men who have sex with men from donating blood, the Los Angeles Times reports. In a separate recommendation, the Wall Street Journal health blog reports that a