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HIV-Positive Organs Transplanted into HIV-Positive Recipients

HIV-Positive Organs Transplanted into HIV-Positive Recipients

Doctors at Johns Hopkins University Hospital have successfully performed surgery that transplanted organs from one deceased HIV-positive (+) donor into two HIV + recipients. In 1988 a law was passed prohibiting HIV+ people from donating organs. In 2013 President Obama reversed that law making the recent surgery possible.  Modern anti-AIDS medication have turned HIV from […]

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