American Red Cross warns of ‘severe’ blood shortage as more in U.S. return to pre-pandemic life

Mark Pompilio, a spokesman for Community Blood Center, an Ohio-based independent blood center, said its drives have not returned to normal numbers or frequencies even as local pandemic restrictions ease. The center experienced a “severe” shortage after Memorial Day, Pompilio said, and is hoping to prevent a similar shortage ahead of Fourth of July, when holiday travel may mean fewer donations.

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