Retrieved 16 June These restrictions are similar to current restrictions on people with certain residence in the United Kingdom, France, or Saudi-Arabia during the height of the BSE "mad cow disease" epidemic of throughdue to the absence of a test for its human form, Variant Creutzfeldt—Jakob disease vCJD.
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Archived from the original on 7 August Currently, men who have sex with men in the last 12 months have a deferral period of 12 months before they are eligible to donate blood. For example, one man put it like this:.
Archived from the original on 19 December The FDA later said it had no plans of changing the regulation and will reevaluate its policies "as new scientific information becomes available". However, Canadian Blood Services noted that the national inventory and days on hand of several blood groups remain at critically low levels.
Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
View offers. So So Gay. Akrotiri and Dhekelia. An illegal blood bank for gay and bisexual men to donate their blood will be set up to challenge "discriminatory donation laws. For these men, the higher epidemiological burden of HIV among MSM is not a convincing rationale against the backdrop of significant diversity in sexual practices and the likelihood of transmission among heterosexual men and women who can also be at-risk for HIV and other STBBIs.
Men who are found having sex with other men face stoning, while lesbians can be imprisoned, under Sharia law.