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Vezna Hang and his son. Hang fell so ill with COVID-19 before being vaccinated that he needed a double lung transplant. He now encourages other people to get the shot. Vezna Hang hide caption

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Once rare, lung transplants for COVID-19 patients are rising quickly

When it comes to receiving organ transplants, patients are not usually judged on prior behavior, but some doctors are questioning whether unvaccinated COVID patients should qualify for new lungs.

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Vezna Hang and his son. Hang fell so ill with COVID-19 before being vaccinated that he needed a double lung transplant. He now encourages other people to get the shot. Vezna Hang hide caption

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Vezna Hang

Once rare, lung transplants for COVID-19 patients are rising quickly

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