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US coronavirus survivor receives double lung transplant after virus leaves holes in lungs

Surgeons in Chicago have given a new set of lungs to a young woman with severe lung damage from the coronavirus.Only a few other COVID-19 survivors, in China and Europe, have received lung transplants.The patient, who is her 20s, was on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for almost two months before her operation last Friday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.The 10-hour procedure was challenging because the virus had left her lungs full of holes and almost […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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