Entry #985: Blood donations by MSMs in New Mexico

Current Version

RegionNew Mexico
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (indefinite deferral)
Start Date1983
End DateDec 21, 2015
DescriptionBan on blood donations from MSMs applies to any man who has had sex, even once, with another man on or after January 1, 1977.
Sourceshttp://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/BloodBloodProducts/QuestionsaboutBlood/ucm108186.htm


Revision History (2)

Deleted by JerofDoorhandle

Old Value New Value (Current)
End DateDec 21, 2020Dec 21, 2015

Revision by JerofDoorhandle

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date(NONE)Dec 21, 2020
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Since 2015 in US nationwide, the MSM can donate blood,but with a deferral period. First, the deferral period was 12 months but in 2020 was relaxed to only 3 months. "
  • Status is not correct "It’s a 12 month deferral, not an indefinite ban."

imullin01 created this entry.