Pandemic Causes Challenges For Organ Transplants

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Heard On The Morning Show
A doctor carries a donated kidney
In this June 28, 2016 file photo, Dr. Matthew Cooper carries a donated kidney at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. Molly Riley/AP Photo

From a shortage of hospital beds in ICU units to severe complications with new organ recipients contracting COVID-19, the pandemic is affecting organ transplant operations. We hear from two transplant doctors about how they’re coping and keeping patients safe.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Didier Mandelbrot Guest
  • Dr. Nikole Neidlinger Guest

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