Woman in her twenties has double lung transplant due to coronavirus

Posted by on June 11, 2020 12:26 pm
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A Chicago woman received a double lung transplant after a bout with coronavirus wreaked damage on the organs, the hospital announced Thursday. The patient, a Hispanic woman in her 20s, was on a ventilator and heart-lung machine for six weeks before her life-saving operation Friday, according to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The woman had been otherwise…