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U.S. Ban on Mexican plasma donors temporarily lifted

As of September 19, 2022, the United States District Court has granted a preliminary injunction that prevents U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from enforcing a ban that affects Mexican nationals entering the United States with B1/B2 visas to donate plasma. Lifting the restrictions on donors from Mexico will help increase donation levels for the time being, but this is an issue we continue to track closely. 

Immunocompromised the focus of campaign featuring Jeff Bridges, Kumail Nanjiani, and Emily Gordon

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) joined forces with AstraZeneca for a new education campaign, Up the Antibodies, that profiles the journeys of Jeff Bridges, Emily Gordon, and Kumail Nanjiani, among others, to raise awareness of the continued risk of COVID-19 to immunocompromised populations.


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