Blood Needed for Finnish Accident Victim in Phuket

The Phuket Regional Blood Center is calling for urgent donations of the rare blood type A- for a Finnish national currently in ICU at Bangkok Hospital Phuket. 
The Finn, 31, is breathing with the help of a respirator and requires an emergency leg operation after having an accident on January 22.
He is also suffering from an abdominal blood clot. 
Negative blood types, extremely rare among Thais, are more common among people of Caucasian descent.
Anyone with type A- blood is encouraged to call the blood center (081-413 4004 or 076-251178) from 8:30am Wednesday to arrange a donation.

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