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Michigan woman dies from COVID-19 after lung transplant: study – Fox News

A Michigan woman contracted COVID-19 and died last fall after she got a double-lung transplant from a donor who turned out to have the virus, according to a study….

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A Michigan woman contracted COVID-19 and died last fall after she got a double-lung transplant from a donor who turned out to have the virus, according to a study.
The incident may be the first proven case in the U.S. in which the coronavirus was transmitted through an organ transplant, researchers say in a report published by the American Journal of Transplantation.
“We would absolutely not have used the lungs if wed had a positive COVID test,” Dr. Daniel Kaul, director of the Transplant Infectious…

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