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Hong Kong’s black community urged to give blood after man with rare subtype hospitalised with life-threatening sickle cell disease

Campaigners have appealed for eligible black people in Hong Kong to give blood after a man was hospitalised due to a life-threatening episode of sickle cell crisis. The disease affects mostly black people and the patient is in need of a transfusion. However, his blood subtype rarely occurs among ethnic Chinese populations and it is […]