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Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

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. Officials at the University of Michigan Medical School suggested it… Read More »

Cell injections could train the body to accept a transplanted organ

Organ donation without the risk of rejection could become a realityCraig Stennett / Alamy Stock Photo By Clare Wilson People having organ transplants in future may no longer have to take anti-rejection medicines, thanks to a technique that could make their immune system see the donor’s tissue as their own. The method involves giving the… Read More »