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could quadruple’ heart and lung transplants

The number of heart and lung transplants could quadruple thanks to a “reanimation” machine used in a pioneering operation, a hospital says Hospital surgeon Pedro Catarino said it was like “recharging the batteries It is reanimation and then it replenishes the energy stores of the heart, what we call reconditioning, which allows it be transplanted,” he said We think it could at least double and perhaps quadruple the number of [heart and lungs] available for transplant With brain death we’ve got four hours to get the organ from the donor into the recipient. With this circulatory death we have no more than 30 minutes to get the organ on to the machine


Germany tightens curbs and bans meetings of more than two Due To Corona virus

In a televised address, Chancellor Angela Merkel said “our own behaviour” was the “most effective way” of slowing the rate of infection A doctor who vaccinated her on Friday against pneumococcus, a pneumonia-causing bacteria, had tested positive for coronavirus. The chancellor, 65, will be tested regularly in the next few days and work from home, her spokesmanA doctor who vaccinated her on Friday against pneumococcus, a pneumonia-causing bacteria, had tested positive for coronavirus. The chancellor, 65, will be tested regularly in the next few days and work from home, her spokesman


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People will not be allowed to form groups of three or more in public unless they live together in the same household, or the gathering is work-related. Police will monitor and punish anyone infringing the new rules. The great aim is to gain time in the fight against the virus,” said Mrs Merkel, urging citizens to keep contact outside their own household to an absolute minimum and to ensure a distance of at least 1.5m (5ft) from another person when in public