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'Work to be done' on young blood donors

There has been a 20% drop in the number of young blood donors over the last decade - prompting fears of an "alarming generation gap" in blood donation.

Assistant director of NHS blood and transplant Jon Latham, and mail columnist Peter Hitchens, a lifelong blood donor, look at why young people are not donating.

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