The United States currently supplies about 70 percent of the plasma used to manufacture therapies for the entire world.
Men in monogamous relationships may get clearance to give.
Paid plasma donation is a financial lifeline for Mexican donors and a medical lifeline for plasma-dependent patients.
Biden Administration Imposes Cruel Border Restriction Barring Mexicans from Crossing to the US to Sell Blood Plasma
By exacerbating an already severe blood plasma shortage, the new policy will cost lives - and also deprive poor Mexicans of much-needed income.
For too long, our northern neighbors have depended on plasma imported from the U.S. to meet demand. With the passage of new legislation in Alberta, this may change.
Our secret weapon against COVID-19 could be cold, hard cash.
Georgetown political philosopher Peter Jaworski makes the case for paying blood plasma donors. The same arguments also justify paying organ donors and participants in vaccine "challenge trials."
Before this, the wait period was a year.
The FDA' policy makes no exception for gay men who use condoms or are in monogamous relationships.