• 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

    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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