Transplant Patient Dies After Getting Covid-Infected Lungs
12 days ago - By Web MD
The first confirmed U.S. case of SARS-CoV-2 being transmitted through an organ transplant has prompted calls for updated transplant protocols and additional testing of samples from deep within donor lungs.
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Brigham Patient, First in U.S. to Receive a Second Face Transplant, Reveals Her New Face, Meets Donor Family and Looks Forward to Life Ahead
12 days ago - By BWH
The 20-hour surgery was the 10th performed at the Brigham since 2011 and the 16th nationwide
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Organ transplant patient dies after receiving Covid-infected lungs
12 days ago - By News Medical
Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant from a donor who turned out to harbor the virus that causes the disease - despite showing no signs of illness and initially testing negative.
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VIVIENNE PARRY: Should Covid-19 vaccines be mandatory for NHS staff?
NHS staff might be required to have a Covid-19 vaccine if they want to work in the health service according to indications coming from government sources, writes VIVIENNE PARRY.
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Globally, the total number of coronavirus cases has topped 116 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.57 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
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The Joy And Relief People Are Feeling About Their COVID-19 Vaccines
COVID vaccines are being distributed, and you can almost hear the collective sigh of relief. There is finally a light at the end of this very long pandemic that flipped life as...