This is (supposed to be) a reflective diary by a (not very) anonymous biomedical scientist who works somewhere in the south of England.
One day this diary may well be submitted to the Health Professions Council as evidence of ongoing continual professional development....
September 15, 2020
In 2015, the U.S. FDA revised guidance for blood donor deferral of men
who have sex with men (MSM) from an indefinite to a 12-month deferral;
in April of 2020, the deferral was shortened to 3 months. In order to
determine if the change from indefinite to a 12-month deferral led to an
increase in the risk [Read More]
September 9, 2020
On September 1, 2020, shortly after the U.S. Food and Drug’s Emergency
Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of COVID-19 convalescent plasma
(CCP), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a statement
urging for more randomized controlled trials for CCP. The NIH Panel’s
statement [Read More]