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NC woman gets double lung transplant to survive COVID-19
Mayra Ramirez was hospitalized in Chicago, on a ventilator, when her family rushed to her side as she battled COVID-19. She shared her story of recovery with WRAL's Monica Laliberte.
remarkable story. Everything happened so quickly healthy 28 years old and positive work over 19. My liver was starting to fill. My kidneys were starting to feel, you know, the damage to my love was irreversible. Only on WRL here the young woman's incredible journey I wasn't gonna make it past the night. That's when Doctor suggested the first double lung transplant in the U. S. For a cove in 19. My only thought was keep breathing tonight, six.