Organ transplants fall for first time in 8 years

Organ transplants fell by 5% in France last year, the first drop in eight years.

Doctors feared worse figures after a flu epidemic prevented them from working on organ donation because they were busy keeping people alive.

That led to a 10% drop in transplants early in the year.

Dr Christian Lamotte, of the Agence de la Biomédecine, said another factor was a fall ...

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