YPSILANTI, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale chronicles a frightening timein our nation's history when our blood supply was breached by both AIDS and hepatitis. Through the eyes of survivors and family members, Bad Blood tells how a "miracle" treatment for hemophilia became an agent of death for 10,000 Americans. Faced
"The lessons learned from this tragic time should not be forgotten. Out of this tragedy and similar experiences worldwide, a new era of safe and effective treatment products emerged. However, there is a continual need for worldwide vigilance to prevent history from being repeated." – Make Skinner, President, World Federation of Hemophilia
The bleeding disorders community continues to stand as guardians of the nation's blood supply using the history recounted in Bad Blood as a call to arms for continued vigilance today.
Mark your calendars for the TV Premiere Broadcast: June 2nd at 9 p.m. – PBS World.
Michigan Broadcast: WKAR World-Lansing Public Broadcasting June 2nd at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., digital channel 23.4; Lansing Comcast Cable channel 20 or 243 and East Lansing channel 28 or 243.
Check your local listings at http://www.badblooddocumentary.com/broadcasts or contact your local PBS station and ask them to broadcast Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale.
If you have questions about Bad Blood, please contact Ivan Harner: [email protected] or 1-800-482-3041.
SOURCE Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
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