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AllAfrica.com
Lack of Blood in Gombe Hospitals Takes Toll On Pregnant Womenshe bled; then the bleeding didn't stop, and it became rather profuse. At some
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
she bled; then the bleeding didn't stop, and it became rather profuse. At some point it became clear that she needed a blood transfusion because she had lost too much blood. The hospital has a blood bank, but it was not functional; there was no... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Blood victim finally told she is free of Hepatitis C - 29 years after becoming infected Michelle Tolley had blood transfusions twice when she was pregnant in the 198
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
Michelle Tolley had blood transfusions twice when she was pregnant in the 1980s and early 1990s. Six months ago was she diagnosed with Hep C. PHOTO BY SIMON... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
KentuckyOne offers free Hepatitis C screeningswho have ever injected drugs, received blood from an infected donor, been on a
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
who have ever injected drugs, received blood from an infected donor, been on a long-time kidney dialysis, have HIV, had a blood transfusion or organ transplant before July 1992, were born to a mother with Hepatitis C, or were born between 1945 and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Charlie Gard's parents in latest round of legal battle over treatmentthe wishes of the parents if doctors disagree. For example there are several ca
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the wishes of the parents if doctors disagree. For example there are several cases where Jehovah's Witnesses are given a blood transfusion by doctors despite religious objections from parents. Can the doctors change their mind and not turn off... Read more
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FOX News
Minnesota boy battles same E. coli strain that killed sistergirl and leaving 5-year-old brother to fight for life. https://t.co/jCrhyF4Og2p
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
girl and leaving 5-year-old brother to fight for life. https://t.co/jCrhyF4Og2pic.twitter.com/dYYUOuKAwG "He has had a blood transfusion [and] is on kidney dialysis and may need platelets," the post read. "He has a long road to recovery and we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Electric Staff Donate BloodStaff of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC) have donated blood to t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Staff of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC) have donated blood to the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) a statement by the company's Head, Corporate Communication, Abdulazeez Abdullahi said. The blood donation was part of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Minnesota 5-old fighting same strain of E. coli that killed his sister: ‘Please pray for my baby boy,’ says momfighting,” add Joseph and Tyffani. “The toxins have not reached his neurologica
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
fighting,” add Joseph and Tyffani. “The toxins have not reached his neurological system but both kidneys. He has had a blood transfusion [and] is on kidney dialysis and may need platelets. “He has a long road to recovery and we hope and pray... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Girl, 3, dies after 'contracting deadly infection from zoo on family day out'is still fighting," Tyffani said. "The toxins have not reached his neurological
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
is still fighting," Tyffani said. "The toxins have not reached his neurological system but both kidneys. "He has had a blood transfusion is on kidney dialysis and may need platelets. "He has a long road to recovery and we hope and pray the... Read more
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asianage
Unsafe needle practices leading cause of Hepatitis C: doctorsinfection in India, doctors have cautioned. The disease, that does not have a
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
infection in India, doctors have cautioned. The disease, that does not have a vaccine and spreads mainly through unsafe blood transfusion and needles, can be completely cured if detected at an early stage. But prolonged neglect may lead to... Read more
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International Business Times
Russia upholds its ban on 'extremist' Jehovah's Witnesses – but the group vows to fight on spokeswoman, reported the Russian news agency TASS. "In particular, the organis
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
spokeswoman, reported the Russian news agency TASS. "In particular, the organisation's religious literature forbids blood transfusion for its members in defiance of the doctors' recommendation." She added: "The religious organisation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blood Prices Highest in the Regionto half a million births and there often is excessive blood loss which requires
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to half a million births and there often is excessive blood loss which requires transfusion of an average of three pints. Timely blood transfusion prevents maternal deaths which are still high with over 500 women dying per every 100,000 live bir... Read more
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dna
No blood from you, you're LGBTQ'Risk Group mainly because they have multiple sexual partners and there is an hi
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Risk Group mainly because they have multiple sexual partners and there is an high incidence of HIV. There are tests before blood transfusion, but they are not 100 per cent accurate every time. So, it is better to avoid rather than taking risks. In... Read more
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Mission City Record
Mission Friendship Centre hosts World Hepatitus Day eventto others. Baby boomers are more likely to be infected than other age groups a
Mission City Record / Posted 5 days ago
to others. Baby boomers are more likely to be infected than other age groups as a result of medical procedures, such as blood transfusion or dental work, performed before universal infection control measures became the norm. Other at-risk... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Younger ones should give more blood, says rare type donoryear, SRC said. In addition, an estimated 118,750 units of blood are needed th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
year, SRC said. In addition, an estimated 118,750 units of blood are needed this year – or about 325 units daily – to meet blood transfusion needs. “They should bring this awareness of blood donation to the masses, especially the younger groups in... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Doctors failed to tell me my husband was dying of AIDS for two yearsmy husband was dying of AIDS for two years - Liverpool Echo Widow says her hus
Liverpool Echo / Posted 6 days ago
my husband was dying of AIDS for two years - Liverpool Echo Widow says her husband "became a skeleton after contaminated blood transfusion" Updated13:20, 16 JUL 2017 A widow said she broke down when she heard an inquiry will be held into the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Red Cross says blood is in short supplyThe American Red Cross needs a blood transfusion. The relief organization issu
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
The American Red Cross needs a blood transfusion. The relief organization issued an emergency call for donations of all blood types as deposits into the national blood supply missed their mark the last few months, according to the Red Cross. The... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
From Bedside Barcodes To Patient Portals: Children’s Hospital LA Is “Most Wired”Again In 2017gets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expand
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 8 days ago
gets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expanding this system in 2017 and 2018 to cover blood transfusion verification, milk administration and lab specimen identification. • Unifying the electronic health... Read more
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Business Wire
Organ Transplant Immunosuppressant Market - Key Drivers and Forecasts by Technavioresponse of the recipient's immune system. The transplanted organ or tissue is
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
response of the recipient's immune system. The transplanted organ or tissue is recognized as a foreign body and triggers a blood transfusion reaction, which leads to transplant rejection. “Transplant rejection is one of the major causes of... Read more
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NBC News
New mural in Richmond, Virginia honors tennis champ Arthur Asheto use Richmond’s whites-only tennis courts as a child. He left in disgust as a
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
to use Richmond’s whites-only tennis courts as a child. He left in disgust as a teenager and went on to become the first black man to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. He died in 1993 from AIDS-related pneumonia attributed to a blood tran... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fascinating photographs reveal the history of battle field medicineCorps are awaiting evacuation to Australia from a portable hospital in the Paci
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Corps are awaiting evacuation to Australia from a portable hospital in the Pacific A wounded american solider receives a blood transfusion at an improvised hospital in New Guinea c1942-1945 Iraqi soldiers throw ISIS fighters off a ledge then... Read more
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Canberra Times
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has thrown Australian 'tainted blood' victims the ultimate lifelinethat I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experien
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
that I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experienced by those who acquired hepatitis C from blood transfusions", and the government acknowledged "the significant burden of this disease including the stigma". The... Read more
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The Age
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has thrown Australian 'tainted blood' victims the ultimate lifelinethat I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experien
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
that I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experienced by those who acquired hepatitis C from blood transfusions", and the government acknowledged "the significant burden of this disease including the stigma". The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has thrown Australian 'tainted blood' victims the ultimate lifelinethat I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experien
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
that I am deeply sorry to learn of the personal and physical suffering experienced by those who acquired hepatitis C from blood transfusions", and the government acknowledged "the significant burden of this disease including the stigma". The... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New mural in Richmond honors tennis champ Arthur Ashebecome the first black man to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. He died in 1993
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
become the first black man to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. He died in 1993 from AIDS-related pneumonia attributed to a blood transfusion. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Kerala: Dengue fever has blood banks run for plateletsconstituents are the most important measures to be taken,” said Dr N Vijayakuma
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
constituents are the most important measures to be taken,” said Dr N Vijayakumar, medical officer in charge of the regional blood transfusion centre attached to Aluva district hospital blood bank. “Increased blood collection just to meet the demand... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
From the Assembly: Donate blood at 11th annual Lifesavers Blood Driveof giving blood. It can be the difference between life and death, as my father
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
of giving blood. It can be the difference between life and death, as my father experienced, firsthand, when he needed a blood transfusion during open heart surgery. Thanks to the generous people who understood the importance of donating blood as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tribute to Wiseman Khuzwayoyears, and wrote brilliant stories for Business Report. He loved journalism. I
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
years, and wrote brilliant stories for Business Report. He loved journalism. In February last year, Bra Wisey went for a blood transfusion to get enough energy to cover the Budget. He was always willing to be a torchbearer so that others could... Read more
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Pendle Today
Mum makes bid to help save livesOrmerod, from Trawden, is supporting the NHS’ work to make up a life-saving mix
Pendle Today / Posted 9 days ago
Ormerod, from Trawden, is supporting the NHS’ work to make up a life-saving mix of blood groups. Levi Ormerod undergoing a blood transfusion. (s) Her son, 24-year-old Levi, has spent the last two years undergoing blood transfusions after... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum claims her pleas were help were ignored after her nightmare childbirthbarely walk. As soon as the midwife in Cheltenham saw me she could tell I was r
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
barely walk. As soon as the midwife in Cheltenham saw me she could tell I was really ill. I was told I needed an emergency blood transfusion of two litres of blood.She said she almost died after giving birth but her pleas for help were ignored... Read more
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Bolton News
Victim of contaminated blood scandal 'lost 20 years of life'announced an inquiry into the issue. Dad-of-three David Fielding, from Morris
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
announced an inquiry into the issue. Dad-of-three David Fielding, from Morris Green, contracted hepatitis C from a blood transfusion he received as treatment for haemophilia in 1990. He received a life-saving liver transplant in 1998 and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Michelle Obama honors Special Olympics founder at ESPYsapartheid in South Africa and worked to help eradicate AIDS - an illness he suf
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
apartheid in South Africa and worked to help eradicate AIDS - an illness he suffered from after contracting HIV during a blood transfusion. Horrifying moment pensioner plunges to his death parasailing Footage shows crowd of pupils outside... Read more
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The Age
Woman hit by a van in Chatswood in a critical conditionChatswood. Serious injuries, taken to RNSH. Police investigating. #sydtrafficpi
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
Chatswood. Serious injuries, taken to RNSH. Police investigating. #sydtrafficpic.twitter.com/8vxqsgZ95g She was given a blood transfusion and intubated at the scene to stabilise her breathing mechanically, before she was taken to Royal North... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Woman hit by a van in Chatswood in a critical conditionChatswood. Serious injuries, taken to RNSH. Police investigating. #sydtrafficpi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Chatswood. Serious injuries, taken to RNSH. Police investigating. #sydtrafficpic.twitter.com/8vxqsgZ95g She was given a blood transfusion and intubated at the scene to stabilise her breathing mechanically, before she was taken to Royal North... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Bring it on: Tears of joy as campaigners vow to fight for justiceparts of the senior medical profession." Janette Johnson, of Woodstock, whose
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
parts of the senior medical profession." Janette Johnson, of Woodstock, whose son Graham died aged 15 after an infected blood transfusion at the Churchill, said her daughter had called her in tears with the news. She said: "For five years... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Bring it on: Tears of joy as campaigners vow to fight for justiceparts of the senior medical profession." Janette Johnson, of Woodstock, whose
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
parts of the senior medical profession." Janette Johnson, of Woodstock, whose son Graham died aged 15 after an infected blood transfusion at the Churchill, said her daughter had called her in tears with the news. She said: "For five years... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Come and visit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victimvisit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victim Bob Br
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
visit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victim Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Pictured with his wife Kim. Photo: Sonya Duncan A victim of the contaminated blood scandal has urged the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Come and visit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victimvisit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victim Bob Br
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 10 days ago
visit me on my deathbed Mrs May, says Norfolk contaminated blood victim Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Pictured with his wife Kim. Photo: Sonya Duncan A victim of the contaminated blood scandal has urged the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'One of worst peacetime disasters in Britain's history': new contaminated-blood inquiry orderedthe prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report reco
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
the prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report recommended that anyone in Scotland who had a blood transfusion before 1991 should be tested, if they had not been already. But it, too, was deemed unsatisfactory by... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CHLA receives Most Wired 2017 designation from AHA Health Forumgets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expand
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
gets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expanding this system in 2017 and 2018 to cover blood transfusion verification, milk administration and lab specimen identification. Unifying the electronic health records... Read more
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WA Today
'One of worst peacetime disasters in Britain's history': new contaminated-blood inquiry orderedthe prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report reco
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
the prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report recommended that anyone in Scotland who had a blood transfusion before 1991 should be tested, if they had not been already. But it, too, was deemed unsatisfactory by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
New inquiry into UK's contaminated-blood scandal raises hopes for justicethe prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report reco
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
the prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report recommended that anyone in Scotland who had a blood transfusion before 1991 should be tested, if they had not been already. But it, too, was deemed unsatisfactory by... Read more
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The Age
New inquiry into UK's contaminated-blood scandal raises hopes for justicethe prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report reco
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
the prime minister at the time, to victims and their families. The report recommended that anyone in Scotland who had a blood transfusion before 1991 should be tested, if they had not been already. But it, too, was deemed unsatisfactory by... Read more
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Business Wire
From Bedside Barcodes to Patient Portals: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is "Most Wired" Again in 2017gets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expand
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
gets the right dosage of the right medication at the right time. CHLA is expanding this system in 2017 and 2018 to cover blood transfusion verification, milk administration and lab specimen identification. Unifying the electronic health records... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
War interrupts Winchester charity link with Africaachievements, including teaching, education, setting up a malnutrition centre a
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
achievements, including teaching, education, setting up a malnutrition centre and, for the first time, a functioning blood transfusion clinic in Yei. In return Winchester staff gained first-hand experiences of tropical diseases and learning... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Disposable Blood Bag Marketpotential in these countries. The increase in the patient pool, growing healthc
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
potential in these countries. The increase in the patient pool, growing healthcare facilities, and increased demand for blood transfusion or storage are driving the market for the global disposable blood bag market. This report is available at... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
From the Assembly: Donate blood at annual Lifesavers Blood Driveof giving blood. It can be the difference between life and death, as my father
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
of giving blood. It can be the difference between life and death, as my father experienced, firsthand, when he needed a blood transfusion during open heart surgery. Thanks to the generous people who understood the importance of donating blood as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Some West Texas merchants donate wedding for Air Force groomstories, his most memorable occurred while stationed overseas in Afghanistan.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
stories, his most memorable occurred while stationed overseas in Afghanistan. When an injured man needed an emergency blood transfusion and the medics ran out of donated blood, Mercado gave his own blood for the patient. "(My blood) was given... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
May announces inquiry into contaminated blood scandal Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Photo : So
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Photo : Sonya Duncan . Copyright: Archant 2017 An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which has left 2,400 people dead... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
May announces inquiry into contaminated blood scandal Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Photo : So
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 days ago
Bob Brennan has Hepatitis C from a contaminated blood transfusion. Photo : Sonya Duncan . Copyright: Archant 2017 An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which has left 2,400 people dead... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
First chopper touches down on new lifesaving hospital helipadhuge difference to those people who are travelling through or residing in Chesh
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
huge difference to those people who are travelling through or residing in Cheshire and Merseyside, who may urgently need a blood transfusion, CT scan or any other life-saving treatment after suffering a critical injury.” Follow us This website... Read more
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