A woman who waited for a new lease on life after receiving a double lung transplant never made it out of the hospital thanks to COVID-19, a virus that many believe was created in a lab. One of the major concerns about COVID-19 is that people can spread the disease without ever exhibiting a single symptom. Unfortunately, false-negative tests for COVID-19 are also not uncommon.
Oregon Live reports – Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted COVID-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant from a donor who turned out to harbor the virus that causes the disease — despite showing no signs of illness and initially testing negative.
Officials at the University of Michigan Medical School suggested it may be the first proven case of COVID-19 in the U.S. in which the virus was transmitted via an organ transplant. A surgeon who handled the donor lungs was also infected with the virus