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American Red Cross: Nonprofit medical, rescue, and emergency organization
The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as The American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States. It is the designated US affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the United States movement to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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American Red Cross to Test Blood Donations for COVID-19 Antibodies [Video]

American Red Cross to Test Blood Donations for COVID-19 Antibodies

On Monday, the American Red Cross announced that they would be testing all blood, plasma and platelet donations for COVID-19 antibodies.

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