A formal inquiry into how hundreds of people in Scotland were given blood contaminated with HIV and hepatitis C has begun by extending sympathy towards those affected.
Secretary to the inquiry Maria McCann, delivering the statement on behalf of Lord Penrose, who is seriously ill in hospital, said:
We would like to express our condolences for those who have lost loved ones and sympathy to those struggling to continue living with the consequences of infection.
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