The blood reserve in Australia is currently sitting at its lowest point in the last 12 months. With only 1.5 days worth of blood available, Lifeblood Australia has made a call for all eligible Australians to roll up their sleeves and give blood this week.

In particular, those with o negative blood, the universal donor type have been urged to donate.

You can find out if you are eligible to donate by taking this quick quiz:




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Produced By: Annie Lee

Featured In Story: Helen Walsh- Spokesperson for Lifeblood Australia

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 12 April 2022