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Medicine: Lung Transplant / Murnaghan Case #1047219

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 26, 2013
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(Studio: Joe Johns) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Zain Asher) The medical case of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan†, who cannot get a lung transplant to help her cystic fibrosis due to her age, reviewed; details given about the rules limiting her access to adult donor organs. [S. MURNAGHAN – says she used to go to school before she got oxygen.] [Parents Janet and Fran MURNAGHAN†- comment on Sarah’s case.] [United Network for Organ Sharing board member Dr. Stuart SWEET†- says we built a system that tries to be as fair to everyone as possible.]

(Studio: Joe Johns) The petition set up by the Murnaghans to change the policy and their Facebook page noted.

Reporter(s):
Johns, Joe;
Asher, Zain
Duration:
00:03:30

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