“The situation has, in fact, reached a critical level in KwaZulu-Natal and we appeal to all South Africans – active donors, lapsed donors and potential donors – to go to their local donor centre and donate blood to bolster the national blood stock” (read more at News24)
The looming Easter long weekend, when many South Africans drive long distances and road accidents increase, will certainly put additional pressure on the national blood supply. But Mlambo points out that incidents of trauma make up only a fraction of the demand for blood.
Source: News 24
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