Hrithik Roshan has donated blood on the occasion of World Random Act of Kindness Day, about which he is being discussed a lot on social media. He has also shared his photo of blood donation on social media. Hrithik often keeps doing such inspirational work. Hrithik encouraged people to do the same and also told how blood donation is beneficial for the health of a donor.
Hrithik shared a photo donating blood and shared the photo on his Instagram and wrote, ‘I was told that my blood group is B-negative which is a rare type. Hospitals often miss this. Let us know why B-negative is considered rare and its benefits.
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Hrithik Roshan donated blood
What is B negative blood type?
According to the UK National Health Service (NHS), your blood group is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents. Whether your blood type is rare, normal, or somewhere in between, your donation can help save and improve someone’s life.
How rare is B negative blood?
According to the NHS, 1 in 50 donors is B negative. B negative blood is one of the rarest blood types as only 2% of blood donors have it. In comparison, 36% of donors have blood O positive which is the most common type.
Who can receive B negative blood?
Group B and AB people can get this. About 1 in 8 people can receive red blood cells from a B negative donor. B negative blood can help people whose blood types are B negative, B positive, AB negative and AB positive.
What blood can B negative people get?
B negative and O negative blood. People with B negative can receive red blood cells from people whose blood types are B negative and O negative.
Why is B negative blood important?
It is one of the rare blood types. B negative donors are extremely important for human life saving work. Since B negative is one of the rarest blood types, it is difficult to find new donors and ensure that we always collect enough blood. Doctors always need a negative donor.