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        12/12/2013, Tevet 9, 5774

      MDA Refuses Blood Donation from Ethiopian MK


      According to Health Ministry regulations, MDA will not accept blood donations from British or Ethiopian donors due to concern for Mad Cow disease. MK Nina Tamano-Shata (Yesh Atid) was personally offended at the Knesset MDA station by their refusal, and came away "in tears". Finance Minister Yair Lapid and President Peres empathized with the frustrated MK and called for new MDA regulations.