The Canadian tainted blood crisis of the 1980s, the inaction of those in control of the Canadian blood system despite the mounting evidence of possible transmission of HIV and hepatitis via blood and blood products, and the effect on the hemophiliac community who relied on such products to survive is presented. The crisis is largely presented through the eyes of two families. In Toronto, Will and Margaret Sanders, a public health official and teacher respectively, are the parents to hemophiliac Ryan Sanders, the parents who do whatever they can to keep Ryan safe both in his everyday activities and through the blood products he is required to take. And in Vancouver, Ben and Alice Landry are the parents to hemophiliac Peter Landry. While they too try to protect Peter in any way they can, Peter becomes infected with the AIDS virus by tainted blood at age fifteen, he having watched his same age best friend and fellow hemophiliac die from AIDS from tainted blood. As such, Peter begins to ...Written by
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If you ask me what mini Series is a must see show I would Gladly to say is Unspeakable. There is so much information you never knew about at the time when Aids came out. You only learned one side and not the whole truth. Unspeakable is the story about Tainted Blood in Canada .The Acting in this show was Out of this world and everything was So Accurately. It was a Great Learning Experience. So you must see this Show. It has a Very big cast .
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