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MPP Bill Mauro introduces 2,000 signature petition to Ontario legislature

Liberal MPP Bill Mauro introduced a 2,000-signature petition into the Ontario legislature today calling upon the government to use its influence to reopen the Canadian Blood Services Thunder Bay Plasma Donor Clinic.

The clinic closed its doors back in April after CBS claimed it had an oversupply of plasma for transfusion.

In fact, Thunder Bay had also been a contributor to a high-demand plasma product called intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG). Canada is amongst the highest users of IVIG in the world.

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