After a judge ruled she can receive an adult lung, Peter Johnson Jr. told us that Sarah Murnaghan still faces an uphill battle against cystic fibrosis and is now breathing through a tube.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said yesterday she will not intervene in the heartbreaking case, Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who is in desperate need of a lung transplant.
Earlier on Fox and Friends, Peter Johnson Jr. brought us the shocking story of a 10-year-old girl who is desperately in need of a lung transplant as she fights against cystic fibrosis. The problem is that the federal policy on organ transplants states that a child must reach age 12 before they can be on the adult transplant list, where the likelihood is far greater that a new lung can be found.
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan waits for a lung transplant in her Philadelphia children's hospital room where she's dying from cystic fibrosis. Sarah needs a lung transplant to survive, but a little-known federal policy known as OPTN is standing in her way