22 Jan 2019

Plea for donors as Samoa blood banks run dry

8:13 am on 22 January 2019

The authorities in Samoa are urging people to donate blood, as the country faces a shortage.

The Samoa Observer reports blood banks have dried up and the country has a shortage of all types of blood.

A lab technician, Isitolo Paulo, said there's not enough blood to cater for all patients who need transfusions.