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Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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The link between blood type and COVID-19 severity

November 9, 2020
Emerging research suggests blood types A or AB are more susceptible to COVID-19
Innovation

Tracking the prevalence of COVID-19 at top speed

October 5, 2020
Lab is testing thousands of blood samples per day for COVID-19 antibodies
Innovation

Joining forces to improve blood research in Canada

September 24, 2020
Idea born over beers became the UBC Centre for Blood Research
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The road to LEED: how green design principles have shaped our new Calgary site

September 16, 2020
If you visit Canadian Blood Services’ new Calgary operations facility, you’ll see information about the building’s photovoltaic output (a method of generating electricity from sunlight) on the screen in the lobby.
Innovation

Breakthrough study uses AI to analyze red blood cells

September 14, 2020
Discovery likely to improve patient diagnosis and quality testing of stored red cells
Innovation

Securing Canada’s supply of plasma

September 8, 2020
New donor centres will help meet rising need for medications made from this blood component 
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COVID-19 antibody testing shows few healthy Canadians have had the virus

September 8, 2020
Analysis reveals regional differences, importance of ongoing testing
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How common is COVID-19?

July 22, 2020
Early results from Canadian Blood Services’ seroprevalence study provide some insights
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How Canadian Blood Services supports Canada’s tissue system

May 13, 2020
Helping bring Canada’s 17 eye and tissue banks together.
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How is COVID-19 affecting stem cell transplantation in Canada?

March 30, 2020
We need more healthy Canadians between 17 and 35 years of age to join our stem cell registry.