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Judge’s ruling challenges US transplant system

June 7, 2013
By LAURAN NEERGAARD , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - It's a life or death matter: Who gets the next scarce donated organ? In an unprecedented challenge to the nation's transplant system, a federal judge has allowed one dying child - and a day later another - to essentially jump the line in rulings that could have ramifications for thousands of people awaiting new organs.

 
 

 

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