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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relaxed regulations for blood donations by men who have sex with men (MSM) amid a nationwide blood shortage caused by Covid-19.

Homosexual men and other MSM remain the #1 transmitters and carriers of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

But the FDA eased restrictions on homosexual men donating blood because Covid-19 has caused a shortage in blood transfusions due to stay-at-home orders in various states.

The FDA lifted the total ban on homosexual men giving blood in 2015 amid pressure from homosexual activists and lawmakers who insisted blood donations by homosexual men were safe.

The FDA announced last week that it was reducing the amount of time MSM were required to wait before donating blood or blood plasma.

Under previous guidelines, set in 2015, the FDA recommended that sexually active MSM wait for 12 months after their last sexual contact before donating blood.

The new regulations allows MSM to donate blood after not being sexually active for only three months. The regulation relies on honesty and moral integrity.

Sexually active lesbians and heterosexual men and women have no restrictions on donating blood.