Search This Blog

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

US : Boy who spent 480 DAYS in the hospital with H1N1 swine flu gets much-needed new kidney from his mother

From New York Daily News :

A 9-year-old boy who spent a heartbreaking 480 days in the hospital during the swine flu pandemic is now a big step closer to recovery after getting a kidney from his mother.

Robert "Boo" Maddox V of Boyce, La., received the lifesaving surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., July 29.

"Let's get this done," the young survivor reportedly said as nurses prepped him for the surgery.

Boo's kidneys were damaged as he battled the H1N1 flu virus during his nearly 500-day hospitalization from November 2009 to March 2011."

No comments:

Post a Comment