October 21, 2020
Health News

Houston man receives double lung transplant after nearly dying from coronavirus – KHOU.com

HOUSTON A week after 70-year-old Francisco Medellin learned he had COVID-19, he turned blue. His family rushed him to Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center where he was diagnosed with COVID-19-induced pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Mr. Medellins blood oxygen level was in the 60s, sometimes dipping into the 50s, said Dr. Soma Jyothula with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. A healthy patients oxygen level is around 95. He was extremely ill and, …

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