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COVID-19: Impact on Thalassemia & Blood

Posted By admin On March 20, 2020 @ 6:59 am In Event Details | Comments Disabled

The Thalassemia Foundation of Canada is following the rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis. We understand that Thalassemia patients and their parents/caregivers may have questions related to the impact of this crisis on their health care and the blood supply.

The documents below provide you with up-to-date information most relevant to Thalassemia and any concerns of blood transfusions.

Thalassaemia International Federation to its global patients’ community:
COVID-19 Pandemic and Haemoglobin Disorders [1]

FAQ on Thalassemia/Sickle Cell Disease and COVID-19:
TIF FAQ on COVID-19 [2]

Discussion between Canadian Blood Services and the Thalassemia Foundation of Canada:
CBS Summary Discussion (March, 17 2020) [3]

Hema-Quebec update on blood safety and supply:
TFC Hema-Quebec, Questions and Answers (March 23,2020) [4]


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[1] COVID-19 Pandemic and Haemoglobin Disorders: http://www.thalassemia.ca/wp-content/uploads/COVID_19_pandemic_and_haemogtlobin_disorders_V2_1_.pdf

[2] TIF FAQ on COVID-19: http://www.thalassemia.ca/wp-content/uploads/TIF-FAQ-on-COVID-19.pdf

[3] CBS Summary Discussion (March, 17 2020): http://www.thalassemia.ca/wp-content/uploads/CBS_TFC_Discussion_March_17_2020_.pdf

[4] TFC Hema-Quebec, Questions and Answers (March 23,2020): http://www.thalassemia.ca/wp-content/uploads/TFC-Hema-Quebec-Questions-and-Answers-23-03-2020-2.pdf

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