14 October 2019

TMR podcast: Should we accept organs from people at high risk of HIV?

Clinical Communicable Disease podcast Respiratory

Historically, people at high risk of getting HIV or hepatitis have been excluded from the organ donor registry in Australia.

Researchers are now calling for a re-think on this long-standing policy as a review of the data shows that the actual risk of infection in people who test negative is very low.

Meanwhile, the word on vaping from the European Respiratory Society is: don’t. Reporter Penny Durham has the latest from the international experts.

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