Health risks to organ recipients

Other Names:
Cross-species post-transplantation disease transmission
Xenotransplantation infection risks
A virus is most deadly when it transfers to a new host species. There is a risk of this happening if animal donate organs to humans in need of new ones.
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST