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Doctor who survived COVID-19 is denied opportunity to donate plasma because he is gay

Doctor who survived COVID-19 is denied opportunity to donate plasma because he is gay
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Dr. Dillon Barron (right) and his partner, Eric Seelbach (left), speak out after Barron was not allowed to donate his plasma because he is gay. (WBBM-TV / CNN)

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Dr. Dillon Barron is a frontline emergency room doctor on Chicagos north side.

He was also once a COVID-19 patient himself and has since recovered. But when he tried to donate his plasma to help save others, he was flat-out denied because he is gay.

Blood donation guidelines have been the centre of controversy for years. But in the age of COVID-19, blood and plasma donations are crucial.
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