Blood Bank at Critically Low Level in São Paulo

Blood types O, A, and B negative are lacking; type O is most needed as it is the universal donor that can be given to anyone without knowing their blood type.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo Blood Bank stocks are critically low. According to the institution, there is a particular need for blood types O, A, and B negative.

Blood type O negative is crucial because it is considered a universal donor, used in cases of extreme emergency when there is no time to confirm the patient's blood type.

According to the head of the Blood Bank . . .

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