Taiwan: 5 recipients got organs from HIV-infected donor

 Taiwan: 5 recipients got organs from HIV-infected donor

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TAIWAN – The National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) yesterday offered a public apology for mistakenly transplanting to five recipients the organs of an HIV-infected donor on Wednesday, putting them at a high risk of contracting AIDS.

Tan Ching-ding, a medical affairs secretary of NTUH, and Hung Chien-ching, a physician-in-charge at the hospital, expressed the apology at a press conference held yesterday evening after the exposure of the horrifying incident.

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