Young Girl Gets Lung

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sarah-murnaghanSarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old girl who recently moved to the adult transplant list, received a new lung on Wednesday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Murnaghan, who had spent three months in the hospital, was dying from cystic fibrosis and needed a new lung to survive but was having a hard time finding one from a pediatric donor.

A federal judge in Philadelphia¬†ruled that the young patient could be added to the adult list even though she wasn’t yet 12. Her case could have implications for other children awaiting transplants.¬†Read more at 6ABC.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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