The Canadian Press

1998-03-26 | Hep-C-Compensation-Beaty

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Thousands of Canadians contracted hepatitis C from tainted blood during the 1980s and '90s. But only those who fell victim between 1986 and 1990 were eligible for a slice of a 1.1-billion dollar compensation fund. Jeremy Beaty, chairman of the Hepatitis C Society of Canada, said on Mar. 26 that 20-thousand other Canadians who contracted hep-c through bad blood before 1986 and after 1990 felt betrayed.

Date: 1998-03-26
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << absolutely no compassion there's absolutely no social justice and there's absolutely no consideration of humanity which which we will advised, by the federal government would be part of this plan >>

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