Sweat beaded on Debra Long’s brow and dripped down her face. She clutched her red Gatorade bottle, stepping out of the 90-degree heat and into the air-conditioned lobby of a building on the campus of St. John Catholic Church.
When WJZ first introduced you to little Madison Parrott, she was fighting for her life and wondering every day when and if she’d get a new heart. Now Maddy’s prayers are answered and it all started with a life-changing phone call that said she’s getting a new heart.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.
Maryland health officials release new information about a rare case. A man dies of rabies he got through an organ transplant.
Right now, more than 113,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. A little over 28,000 will get them.
This is an extra-special Christmas for one Maryland family after a mother gives her daughter the gift of a lifetime.