Blood inquiry

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The Independent Online
The German Health Minister, Horst Seehofer, reacting to a controversy over HIV-contaminated blood supplies, ordered that the Federal Health Agency (BGA) be dissolved, Reuter reports from Bonn.

He demanded a full review of government handling of the cases in the 1980s of thousands of haemophiliacs infected with contaminated blood, and said the issue of compensation would have to be resolved.