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Meet the man with a golden blood that has helped save over 2 million babies worldwide

Blood they say is a fluid which contains plasma, water and cells which circulate through out every part of the body which transports nutrients, essential sugars, hormones and oxygen.

The Rh-null blood group also known as the golden blood group is the rarest blood group in the body which is is because it has Rh negative since it has none of the Rh antigens at all.

James Christopher Harrison is an Australian plasma blood donor whose generous acts has saved the lives of millions of children. He is gifted with an unusual plasma composition which he donates to several babies to be used to make a treatment for Rhesus disease.

Rhesus disease which is also known as hemolytic disease is a disease or condition whereby the antibodies which are present in a pregnant woman’s blood destroy the blood sells of her baby causing miscarriage or deformities to the foetus.

It has no effect on the pregnant woman but the unborn child may suffer from several health problems.

He has generously made over a thousand or more donations in his lifetime which translates to over a million babies being saved from the dreary rhesus disease.

He was born on the 27th December 1936 in Australia and has plans to set up a plasma donation center in Australia to donate plasma blood to help save the lives of kids in other countries who are suffering from this rhesus disease.

On June 7th 1999, he was awarded with the medal of the order of Australia for his great contribution towards humanity and towards saving the lives of babies. He also had a nomination in the Australian man of the year award but did not win it though please the hearts of many.

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