Medicine: Blood Sellers Licensed

Sellers of their blood for transfusion in New York City, since last week must have a municipal license. The license consists of a green book which registers the seller's medical history, his photograph, and the amounts of his blood sales. The New York authorities believe theirs is the first and only governmental licensing of blood donors.

The city now has over 2,000 blood sellers registered (not yet licensed) by the Donor Bureau (sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine), individual hospitals and private blood agencies. An estimate adds 3,000 more to the registered...

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