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Michigan woman dies after receiving COVID-infected lungs in transplant – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

A Michigan woman contracted COVID-19 and died two months after receiving a double lung transplant from a person who was later found to have had coronavirus, doctors…

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(NEXSTAR) A Michigan woman contracted COVID-19 and died two months after receiving a double lung transplant from a person who was later found to have had coronavirus, doctors say.
The case is believed to be the first documented instance of SARS-CoV-2 being transmitted through donated organs, according to a report in the American Journal of Transplantation.
We would absolutely not have used the lungs if wed had a positive COVID test, lead author Dr. Daniel Kaul, director of the Transplant Infectious…

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