U.S. to Halt Blood Donation by Travelers to Areas With ZikaBy
FDA is working to rapidly implement blood donor deferral
Agency won't speculate on specific timing of implementation
People who have traveled to regions affected by the Zika virus will be temporarily stopped from donating blood in the U.S., the latest precaution against an infection tied to birth defect risks in pregnant womenthat has been rapidly spreading in part of Latin America.
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