Fact-checked by: Animal Político

2021/05/24 | Mexico, Japan

FALSE: Japan Red Cross prohibits people vaccinated against the COVID from donating blood.

Explanation: On February 22, the Japanese Red Cross sent a statement to inform that they were evaluating the acceptance criteria for donating blood from those who have been vaccinated against the new coronavirus, and in the meantime, the donation would be put on hold. On April 28, the Red Cross clarified that it is possible to donate blood 48 hours after receiving the mRNA vaccine against the COVID.

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