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Tuesday, 17 April; 2007

  • Newsnight
  • 17 Apr 07, 05:46 PM

blood.jpgToday is World Haemophilia Day, but there's little to celebrate. Thousands of British haemophiliacs are living with life-threatening viruses - like HIV and hepatitis - contracted from NHS and commercial blood products. Newsnight's been given startling, and damning new evidence that suggests some doctors used haemophiliacs to test out new blood products. Our Science Editor, Susan Watts, asks if this tragedy could - and should - have been avoided.

Plus: US shooting latest; Inflation rise and Tony Blair and Gordon Brown under the spotlight.

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