10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated, has had a successful double-lung transplant.
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and her family received the news they've been hoping, praying, and fighting for in their fight to save the young girl's life in her battle with cystic fibrosis. Sarah will receive a lung transplant shortly, her family confirmed, saying that they were notified Wednesday that a set of adult lungs had become available.
The 10-year-old Philadelphia girl in need of new lungs to stay alive took a turn for the worse yesterday. Sarah Murnaghan was put on a respirator to help her breathe. A day earlier, Fox News’ Peter Johnson Jr. spent the afternoon with Sarah and her family at the hospital.
Peter Johnson, Jr. visited 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and her family as the young girl fights for survival. Murnaghan suffers from cystic fibrosis and is in desperate need of a lung transplant. Her parent’s battle to get her on the adult donor list has caught the attention of people around the nation.
Ten-year-old Sarah Murnaghan has taken a turn for the worse over the last 24 hours, her family says, although there are signs that she's more stable this morning. Just yesterday, Sarah was intubated and put on a breathing tube in order to help her breathe.
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.
A U.S. district court judge has ruled in favor of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, making her eligible for the donor lung she so desperately needs.
The parents of Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old with cystic fibrosis, have filed an injunction to stop Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from enforcing a policy that’s preventing Murnaghan from getting the lung transplant she so desperately needs.
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.
The parents of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan are fighting federal organ donor rules which are preventing her from getting the lung transplant she needs to save her life. Sarah suffers from cystic fibrosis, and doctors say she may only have weeks to live. But because Sarah is 10 years old and not 12, she can only receive a donor lung after all of the adult candidates have received the chance.
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.