U.S. man removed from heart transplant list for being unvaccinated against COVID-19
After being at the front of the line to receive a heart transplant, 31-year-old DJ Ferguson was denied surgery for being unvaccinated against COVID-19.
The family says he was at the front of the line to receive a transplant but because he has not received the COVID-19 vaccination he is no longer eligible according to hospital policy. And Ferguson says his son refuses to get the shot.“It’s kind of against his basic principles, he doesn’t believe in it. It’s a policy they are enforcing and so because he won’t get the shot, they took him off the list of a heart transplant,” Ferguson said.
Newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inboxBrigham and Women’s released a statement saying, “And like many other transplant programs in the United States – the COVID-19 vaccine is one of several vaccines and lifestyle behaviors required for transplant candidates in the Mass General Brigham system in order to create both the best chance for a successful operation and also the patient’s survival after transplantation.”
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Criminal!, this should never happen! Just put that on his tombstone. Action reaction CTVNationalNews Unbelievable that someone would choose death over a vaccine. Hahaha love that everyone thinks that you can't get Covid when vaccinated. It just prevents you from getting really sick. And it only prevents you, not those around you. Not really how a vaccine works.
Excellent. Biden America... Pathetic schools are just makeing covid worse we need to shut all schools in canada down His body, his choice to die. Disgusting !
Some Ontario teachers are refusing work over school COVID-19 concernsMary Fraser-Hamilton spent part of last week sitting in her car instead of teaching in her classroom. Fire them: they as public employees were pampered through the covid pandemic and now not refusing to work - enough. Teaching, once a VOCATION, and now a PROFESSION… like so many other professions, they are all about DOING LESS and MAKING MORE! So, very, very sad! They first want the most money in the name of children and now they don’t want to work. WTF!? Ontario has a serious problem all because the law is too soft on these BS.
Conséquences If he makes the choice to not vaccinate, then that’s his decision, but decisions have consequences. Pure Fascism Humanity has reared its ugly side. Considering he'd be on anti rejection medication for the rest of his life, it makes sense. Funny he trusts the doctors to do something so medically complex like a transplant, but doesn't trust them when they tell him to get vaxxed.
It's like being denied a liver transplant because you're still drinking. woof He wants to be selfish then he'll get a taste of the selfish world he wants.
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David Ferguson is speaking out passionately on behalf of his son DJ.The Brampton, Ont.Create Free Account A large convoy of truck drivers and supporters making its way to Ottawa to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates was greeted by a throng of supporters Tuesday on the outskirts of Winnipeg.Palin claims the Times damaged her reputation with an opinion piece penned by its editorial board that falsely asserted her political rhetoric helped incite the 2011 shooting of then-Arizona U.
He says the 31-year-old is fighting for his life at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and in desperate need of a heart transplant. “My son has gone to the edge of death to stick to his guns and he’s been pushed to the limit,” Ferguson said. Teachers say they're concerned about lack of information on cases now that the province has cut back on testing and contact tracing, as well as ventilation standards and student mask quality. The family says he was at the front of the line to receive a transplant but because he has not received the COVID-19 vaccination he is no longer eligible according to hospital policy. Many greeting the convoy were parked in a line stretching roughly one kilometre. And Ferguson says his son refuses to get the shot. “We aren't organizing or anything. “It’s kind of against his basic principles, he doesn’t believe in it. Judge Jed Rakoff said the trial can begin Feb.
It’s a policy they are enforcing and so because he won’t get the shot, they took him off the list of a heart transplant,” Ferguson said. People have a right to refuse work they believe is unsafe under Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act. Why an anti-vaccine mandate trucker convoy called the Freedom Rally is driving across Canada The convoy, which started in British Columbia, has grown as it rolls east. Newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inbox Brigham and Women’s released a statement saying, “And like many other transplant programs in the United States – the COVID-19 vaccine is one of several vaccines and lifestyle behaviors required for transplant candidates in the Mass General Brigham system in order to create both the best chance for a successful operation and also the patient’s survival after transplantation.” Dr. Investigations vary depending on the workplace and type of issue being raised. Arthur Caplan is Head of Medical Ethics at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. “I personally don’t agree with the RNA vaccination, or what they call the vaccination, but . He says being vaccinated is necessary for this type of procedure. She said she was also worried about the lack of a safety plan for lunchtime when students are unmasked.” Additional tests in the morning also came out positive, Palin's lawyer told the court.
“Post any transplant, kidney, heart whatever, your immune system is shut off,” Caplan said. “The flu could kill you, a cold could kill you, COVID could kill you. Fraser-Hamilton said the issue of ventilation is still being looked into and she's not ruling out another work refusal depending on what is discovered. I’ve had every other shot,” Don Ross, a trucker from Dawson Creek, B. The organs are scarce, we are not going to distribute them to someone who has a poor chance of living when others who are vaccinated have a better chance post-surgery of surviving.” DJ remains at BWH. “If my students can't be safe, I don't understand how anyone thinks that I can be safe,” she said. He is a father of two children with a third on the way. Not getting vaccinated has meant Ross can’t cross the border. 2 by a doctor who provides services to the courts, he said.
The family says they are not sure what they plan to do.” There were 11 documented work refusals in Ontario's education sector over the week of Jan. They are thinking about transferring him, but he may be too weak to move. “We are aggressively pursuing all options, but we are running out of time,” Ferguson said. Inspectors responded to them in boards covering schools in Peel Region, Simcoe County, Toronto and Hamilton-Wentworth. I can’t go into bathrooms. While the family says DJ has received great care from doctors and nurses at Brigham and Women’s, they just don’t agree with the heart transplant COVID vaccination policy. “I think my boy is fighting pretty damn courageously and he has integrity and principles he really believes in and that makes me respect him all the more,” he said. “The nature of the issues received involved COVID-19 safety precautions such as physical distancing, and contact tracing,” Ciara Nardelli said in an email.S.
Which is why the family is sticking by his side and hoping for the best. There were pickup trucks and the occasional sport utility vehicle. “It’s his body. Between Jan. It’s his choice,” Ferguson said. RELATED IMAGES . 2021, the ministry said there were 53 virus-related work refusals in Ontario schools. A few referenced communism.