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The Alfred Heart and Lung Transplant team see the daily battles and the extraordinary journeys all our transplant patients face. Professor Andrew Taylor and Janelle McLean from this team, are by these patient’s side from their very first admission to their final follow up appointment.
COVID-19 is not a standard respiratory virus, it’s a serious threat to a number of vital organs. As medical specialists learn more about the virus and how it affects the human body, alarming complications are becoming evident including life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, heart and brain of COVID-19 patients.