blog, Politics, z304
Comment 1

Texas offers transplant to Colorado woman rejected because she was unvaccinated


It was a shock when health officials in Colorado denied Dawn McLaughlin a life-saving kidney transplant because she had not been vaccinated for COVID, even though she had found a living donor willing to donate a kidney.

LifeSite News reports that Colorado’s UCHealth implemented the no transplant policy because unvaccinated patients have up to a 30% chance of dying from COVID.

But as some noted, this compares to nearly 100% chance of dying for some without the transplant.

In response, a Texas transplant organization has reached out to Dawn and others affected by the policy, stating they can arrange transplants at Texas hospitals that will do these procedures without requiring a vaccination.

LifeSite News adds that even Texas Gov Greg Abbott has extended an invitation, stating publicly:

Anyone being denied critical, life-saving organ transplants is welcome here in Texas, where one’s rights and freedoms are always protected.”

McLaughlin suffers from polycystic kidney disease and her kidneys were covered in cysts and now weighed 17 and 20 pounds respectively, compared to the normal weight of five ounces.

So, why did McLaughlin refuse to get vaccinated?

In an interview with CBS, McLaughlin stated she did so because her kidney doctor had recommended holding off getting the vaccine.

READ: Texas welcomes unvaccinated Colorado patients denied life-saving kidney transplants AND Texans Offer To Help Unvaccinated Coloradans In Need Of Transplants

1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.