Red Cross sued

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Nine haemophiliacs in Belgium are suing the Red Cross after contracting the HIV-virus that can lead to Aids from blood transfusions, Reuter reports from Brussels. Belgian radio said 37 haemophiliacs had become sero-positive since 1985 and six had died of the illness resulting from aids. Of the remainder, nine were going to court, it said.