Unvaccinated patients should slip down the organ transplant waitlist: AMA
The WA Branch of the Australian Medical Association says a person’s vaccination status should be considered when determining organ transplant eligibility.
AMA WA President Dr Mark Duncan-Smith told Oliver Peterson on Perth LIVE, the latest statistics show people who have a transplant but are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are at a greater risk of dying.
“Vaccination is part of the process for preparation for transplant and part of that process is that vaccinations need to be up to date,” he said.
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