Category: organ transplant

Unvaccinated Woman Facing Removal From Organ Transplant List to Appeal After Court Sides With Hospital

A terminally ill woman is appealing an Alberta court’s decision to side with a hospital that will remove her from an organ transplant wait list because she refused COVID-19 vaccination. Annette Lewis, who brought an application to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, sought an injunction against the Alberta Health Service (AHS) and six doctors on…


Senate Committee Investigation Finds US Organ Transplant Network Failing, Endangering Lives

Dozens of deaths and illnesses in the United States among individuals who either received or were in need of organ transplants were caused by a lack of oversight from the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS), according to a Senate Finance Committee investigation report released on Aug. 3. The Senate report (pdf) examined 1,118 complaints filed from 2010…


Four Days to Find a Transplant Donor, Wuhan Hospital Accused of Participating in Forced Organ Harvesting

A teacher at Lanzhou University in China recently received a heart transplant only four days after being placed on the donor waitlist. The waiting period for a heart transplant in the United States is 180 days to years. The unbelievably short wait period in China has aroused suspicions of forced organ harvesting. On April 8,…


Singer and Actor Bobby Rydell Dies at Age 79

Rock n’ Roll singer and actor Bobby Rydell, a teen idol in the 1950s and 60s who starred in the hit movie musical “Bye Bye Birdie” and recorded dozens of hits, has died in Pennsylvania, his website said. He was 79. Rydell died on Tuesday of non-COVID-19 related pneumonia complications in a hospital in Abington,…


Surgeons as ‘Executioners’: Chinese Doctors Committed Murder to Fuel Regime’s Organ Transplant Industry, Study Finds

Hundreds of Chinese doctors and other medical workers have been acting as “executioners” for the state to sustain the lucrative organ transplant industry, a study published in a top U.S. medical journal has found. The study, published in the American Journal of Transplantation on April 4, reviewed more than 120,000 Chinese-language publications on organ transplants…


Patient Who Was Denied Organ Transplant Over Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine Underwent Surgery

A Massachusetts father of two who was removed from a heart transplant waiting list because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine has undergone open-heart surgery, his family said last week. David Ferguson, the father of the 31-year-old patient D.J. Ferguson, told Fox News the surgery was a last resort option as doctors tried to find…


Boston Patient Denied Heart Transplant Over Refusing COVID-19 Vaccines

A Boston hospital removed a patient from a heart transplant waiting list because he refused to get the COVID-19 vaccines. “My son has gone to the edge of death to stick to his guns,” David Ferguson, father of the patient, told CBS Boston on Monday. “His heart has now deteriorated so much to the point…


The Promise of Organ Transplants

On Dec. 3, 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first successful human-to-human heart transplant in Groote Schuur Hospital, Capetown, South Africa. The patient, Louis Washkansky, was terminally ill from heart failure. This was a last-ditch effort to save his life. The new heart, tragically, came from a 25-year-old woman, Denise Darvall, who was fatally…


Australian Health Department Denies Unvaccinated Patients Organ Transplant Surgery

Major transplants of hearts, kidneys, or lungs will be restricted to fully vaccinated individuals in the state of Queensland, Australia. Queensland Health said the measures were in accordance with national and international protocols, according to a statement to The Epoch Times. “A recipient is highly immunosuppressed post-transplant, which is why it’s incredibly important for the…


Chinese Regime Publicly Prices Human Organs to Normalize What Has Partly Been Black Market Trade: Experts

Several provinces and cities in China have released official guideline prices for human vital organs, such as livers, kidneys, and hearts. This is one of the actions taken by local governments following a notice issued by central authorities in July on fees and financial management measures for securing organs for transplant. According to medical experts…