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Man receives 1st known ‘COVID-to-COVID’ double lung transplant – TODAY

Renato Aquino, the 65-year-old man who received the first known “COVID-to-COVID” double lung transplant, is expected to make a full recovery.

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After spending months on a ventilator, 65-year-old Renato Aquino is on his way to recovery after becoming the first known patient with COVID-19 to receive a COVID-to-COVID double lung transplant in the United States.
Aquino, who immigrated to Illinois from the Philippines to pursue a career in medicine 30 years ago, worked on the front lines of the pandemic as a blood technician. On May 14, 2020, he drove himself to the hospital because he was suffering shortness of breath from the coronavirus.

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