Giving blood and help save a life. But this 78-year-old Australian guy has donated his blood for 60 years and has saved more than 2 million babies.
But James’ blood is extra special’, in the 1960s, his blood was discovered to have an antibody and was responsible for the Anti-D injection. Because of this, his life was insured for one million Australian dollars.He worked with doctors and used the antibodies in his blood to develop the life-saving the injection.
James Christopher Harrison, OAM, also known as the Man with the golden blood, is a blood plasma donor from Australia whose unusual plasma composition has been used to make a treatment for Rhesus disease.
He has made over 1000 donations throughout his lifetime, and these donations are estimated to have saved over two million unborn babies from the condition.