The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.
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.
A North Carolina woman said Monday that her child’s father is the Air Force aviation mechanic whose rabies-infected organs were transplanted into other recipients, including a Maryland man who died.
Two-thirds of American men experience hair loss by age 35.
The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant.
With more than 100,000 people waiting for organ transplants each year and only 30,000 getting them, the survivors and donor families find every opportunity they can to celebrate life.
The Prince George’s Hospital Center is honoring more than 50 people whose organs were donated after they died with a new memorial.
People around the country, including those in Maryland, are waiting for transplants. A local group is rallying to help those in need by getting them the gift of life.
A family member says a Hagerstown woman has died 11 days after she was hurt in a collision with a hit-and-run tractor-trailer.