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HIV-positive heart transplant recipient (and cancer survivor) Miriam Nieves meets the family of the HIV-positive donor, Brittany Newton.
Study findings suggest HCV-RNA-positive kidneys are not inferior in the direct-acting antiviral era.
Safety tips for the evolving pandemic. Plus: Which groups—such as those with cancer or HIV—are at higher risk for COVID-19 complications?
Increasing the age of liver donors could lead to longer lives and shorter organ waiting lists.
The short treatment could make transplantation of organs from donors with HCV more safe, effective and economical.
Organ transplant recipients take immunosuppressive drugs that impair immune response to pathogens and vaccines.
Even with this increase, older individuals now have better transplant outcomes.
Experts call for heightened precautions and better, more intensive therapies for COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems.
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
The music legend is still taking medication but says he is doing much better than before.
Mayra Ramirez received a double lung transplant after COVID-19 caused irreversible damage to her lungs.
There is a broad community of immunosuppressed residents who long ago adopted the habits public officials now tout to avoid contagion.
Experts say treatment decisions should depend on the individual and factors such as cancer stage.
The “Queen of Rock ’n’ Roll” suffered a stroke, kidney transplant and intestinal cancer within a three-year period.
In the first five months of 2018, 803 HCV-positive organs were transplanted across the United States.
The rising death toll of the nation’s opioid epidemic has contributed to a recent influx in organ donors.
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