Vietnam hit by kidney shortage for transplants

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Hanoi, May 3 (IANS) Vietnam, which has more than five million patients with kidney failure, is facing an acute shortage of the organ for transplantation, a media report said on Thursday.

The country, with a population of some 95 million, bans all forms of human organ sales. Most of the organs come from brain-dead people and live donors, Xinhua quoted a doctor as saying.

–IANS

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