US News United States: No Vaccinated against COVID-19, a private heart transplant man
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© Stefani Reynolds / AFP d Es Millions of Americans have been sheltered on Sunday, January 16th while a "major winter storm According to the meteorological services, struck the east of the United States with its batch of snow and ice, causing power outages about at least 235,000 people. The biggest of the storm should take place in the evening.
ineligible for a transplant because not vaccinated against CVIV-19? DJ Ferguson, 31, was removed from the list of eligible for a heart transplant of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, reports the . In part . "Given the shortage of bodies available, we do our utmost to ensure that a patient who receives a grafted body has the best chances of survival," justified the institution in a statement. "The Covid-19 vaccine and behaviors related to the lifestyle of registry candidates must allow the best chances of success of the operation and to optimize the survival of the patient after the transplant, since his immune system is considerably weakened , Justified a spokesman for the hospital. As Note The BBC, DJ Ferguson's non-vaccination may be part of the explanation, but the hospital did not wish to comment more about the patient's situation. "The organs are rare, we are not going to distribute them to someone who is unlikely to live while others who are vaccinated have a better chance of surviving after the operation," said Dr. Arthur Caplan , Head of Medical Ethics at Nyu Grossman School of Medicine, with CBS News. Not a first in the United States The Covid-19 vaccine goes against "its principles, it does not believe," commented on the BBC his father, David Ferguson. "It's his body. It's his choice. His son has been hospitalized since November 26th. It suffers from a hereditary heart problem that makes its lungs fill with blood and liquid. "This problem has wreaked havoc on his body and his heart is currently working at an extremely low percentage," writes one of his friends on a potato online site. If it has actually been removed from the list, no transplant is available for David Ferguson. The Brigham and Women's Hospital added that most of the 100,000 people on waiting lists for organ transplants will not receive an organ within five years due to the shortage of available bodies. As the BBC always recalls, it is not a first in the United States, a minnesota woman continued a few weeks ago his local hospital after the doctors attempted to remove the respirator from her unaccinated husband.
Justin Trudeau, Negative Tested Contact case, isolation for 5 days .
© Dave Chan The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Press Conference on COVID-19, January 12, 2022 in Ottawa, Canada The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Thursday that there was contact case and would remain in isolation for 5 days, in accordance with the health rules in force in Ontario for vaccinated persons. "Last night, I learned that I had been exposed to COVID-19. The result of my quick test was negative," he said on Twitter.