SBS ROHINGYA

Call goes out for blood donors from different ethnic

Maori woman Lauretta Te Moananui is a regular blood and plasma donor. Source: SBS News/Aaron Fernandes

The Red Cross is calling for people of Polynesian, New Zealand Maori, or Filipino background to donate blood.They're looking for a rare blood type to help several patients in need of a specific match.

Lauretta Te Moananui ((te-MON-uh-noo-ee)) has been donating blood as often as she can, since she was in high school.

 

She says it's because of her blood type.

 

((TE MOANANUI 1))

 

((I'm an o-negative blood type, they prefer that, I'm told it's universal.)) 

 

 

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