Hospital Denies Life-Saving Kidney Transplant for Woman Who Had COVID and Won’t Get Vaccine
In the latest episode of “The Jimmy Dore Show,” comedian and political commentator Jimmy Dore discussed vaccine mandates and the story of a Denver, Colorado, woman who is being denied a life-saving medical procedure because she’s unvaccinated against COVID.
“Here at the Jimmy Dore Show we are against these mandates and we are for bodily autonomy,” Dore said.
Dore played a clip from an August 2020 interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to President Biden, in which Fauci said, “I don’t think you’ll ever see a mandating of [COVID-19] vaccines for the general public … you would never mandate it.”
When the interviewer asked Fauci what the contingency plan would be for those who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Fauci said people who refuse the vaccine “have every right to refuse and I don’t think you even need a contingency plan.”
“Well the mandates that our chief COVID expert said we’ll never see are here,” Dore said. “And with these mandates, the already corrupt, corporate U.S. healthcare complex has created a two-tiered system of medical care.”
Dore also played a clip from a CBS Denver news segment about a woman who will die within months if she doesn’t receive a kidney transplant.
Leilani Lutali has a donor who’s willing to donate the kidney, but UC Health Hospital has a new policy requiring both parties of organ transplants to be vaccinated against COVID.
“Her life is now being held hostage by this mandate,” the organ donor, Jaimee Fougner, told CBS News. “How can I sit here and allow them to murder my friend, while I have a perfectly good kidney?”
According to the CBS report, Lutali hasn’t received the COVID vaccine because she has already contracted and recovered from the virus. Her kidney donor, Jaimee Fougner, didn’t get the vaccine for religious reasons.
“What happened to the hippocratic oath which says ‘do no harm?’” Dore asked. “They’re going to let this woman die. The hospital system is condemning this woman to death because she won’t get a vaccine from something that she probably won’t die from.”
Watch the segment here:
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