West Nile Concerns
It's a new concern about the West Nile Virus. Some are wondering… can it be spread through blood transfusions? The Community Blood Bank's quality insurance director says there's no reason to panic. Donors are screened before they can give blood. The West Nile Virus has flu-like symptoms. Donors are asked if they feel sick and must have their temperature taken. So, most donors say they they're confident that there are plenty of safe guards in place.