Henry Ford Health preforms Michigan’s first COVID-linked double lung transplant
DETROIT – Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital performed the first double lung transplant in Michigan that was linked to COVID-19.
“Things were pretty foggy. I was getting sick so fast,” Jackie Dennis said.
Special education teacher Jackie Dennis was diagnosed with COVID in November of last year.
“She went there with typical COVID symptoms. She had a cough, fever, shortness of breath, headache and nausea,” Dr. Lisa Allenspach said.
WATCH Local 4 News at 11
Metro Detroit weather: Rain, colder air invade before official start of spring
Rain is invading Metro Detroit, followed by colder air. But that trend reverses for the start of spring on Saturday.
4 Fast Facts
- Veterans in Metro Detroit had been rejected from their area Veterans Affairs and it appears someone was giving out the wrong information. Click here to read more.
- Southfield residents living in a subdivision are voicing their frustrations with a decision made by Southfield Public Schools. Click here to read more.
- The Detroit Pistons are celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting a web series designed to inspire young girls to dream big. Click here to read more.
- A Mastercard commercial is airing that features Black women business owners from Detroit. Click here to read more.
Michigan has second-highest number of COVID variant cases in US
Multiple variants of the COVID-19 virus are spreading throughout the United States.
There is growing concern that they are not only more transmissible but might be able to evade the vaccines. So far, two of the more concerning variants have been found in Michigan.