Red Cross facing a nationwide blood shortage

Good Morning Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The pandemic and the busy summer months are creating an enormous strain of the nation’s blood supply.

The situation is so dire that the Red Cross is working around the clock to meet the extraordinary needs of hospitals and patients.

Dr. Luisa Todd from Intermountain Healthcare weighed in on what’s causing the shortage on Good Morning Utah, and Benjamin Donner from the Utah Red Cross talked about how people can help.

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