Lung Transplant Coverage
Duke: 'Mini-lungs' key to fighting COVID-19
Duke researches now use artificial human "mini-lungs" for testing new therapies to beat COVID-19. They may also be able to repair lung damage from the virus.
'My only thought was keep breathing:' Sampson County native needed double lung transplant to survive COVID-19
Sampson County native Mayra Ramirez is the first person in the U.S. to get a double lung transplant to survive COVID-19.
Raw: After weeks in bed, COVID-19 patient relearns everyday tasks
Mayra Ramirez was a healthy 28-year-old woman before COVID-19 and a double lung transplant. Now, she is on the path to recovery. Credit: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Before and after photos show woman's surgery, recovery after COVID
Mayra Ramirez was a healthy, active 28-year-old women before she found herself fighting for her life with COVID-19. These photos show Mayra and her life before, during and after a successful double lung transplant. All photos courtesy of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.