Organ Transplants Down As Stay-At-Home Rules Reduce Fatal Traffic Collisions

Posted by on May 20, 2020 3:39 pm
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Freeways in Oakland, as in much of California, saw much lighter traffic — and fewer fatal traffic collisions — in the early weeks of the pandemic

Motor vehicle deaths are typically the biggest source of donor organs nationwide. But as the coronavirus forced most Californians indoors, traffic crashes and other lethal mishaps declined.

(Image credit: Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images)

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