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1993
July
Institute of Medicine
The Secretary of Health and Human Services asks the Institute of Medicine to review the events of the early 1980s relating to the transmission of HIV through the US blood supply.
Source: Krever Commission Report (1997), Vol 3, Part IV, Chap. 27, page 739.
Type: Request for review
Location: USA
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1993
July
Institute of Medicine Committee (Founded)
The Institute of Medicine appoints a special committee to Study HIV Transmission through Blood and Blood Products. The Institute of Medicine Committee is composed of experts in various disciplines throughout the USA. The Committee investigates for 2 years.
Source: Krever Commission Report (1997), Vol 3, Part IV, Chap. 27, page 739.
Type: Committee is formed
Location: USA
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1995
13 July
Institute of Medicine Committee Report
The Committee publishes a report in which it examines events relating to donor screening, communicating information about risk to both physicians and patients, inactivating viruses in blood products, recalls, surrogate testing, and informing transfusion recipients of contaminated blood and blood products.
Source: Krever Commission Report (1997), Vol 3, Part IV, Chapter 27, Page 739.
Type: Publication of Report
Location: USA
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