COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the blood community, and latest issue of AABB News contains several articles addressing the pandemic. The "High Priority" column summarizes actions by AABB and federal agencies in response to the coronavirus,
TRANSFUSION, AABB's monthly peer-reviewed journal, debuted an updated cover and a new section, "Keep Ahead," in its January edition. The redesigned cover will highlight three key articles from each issue selected by Transfusion's Editor-in-Chief, Richard M. Kaufman, MD.
With the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections lower than ever — thanks to improvements in blood testing methods and the introduction of pathogen-reduction technologies — researchers are increasingly turning their attention to understanding and preventing transfusion reactions.