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Woman who refuses Covid vaccine due to religious beliefs denied kidney transplant

The Independent
 2021-10-08

Cover picture for the articleWhen a Colorado woman found out her hospital wouldn’t approve her kidney transplant surgery until she got the Covid vaccine, she was left with a difficult decision pitting her health needs against her religious beliefs. Leilani Lutali, a born-again Christian went with her faith. Even though she has stage...

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Christine Shuck
10-08

wonder why her religion allows her an entire organ from someone else's body. I am sure she was made aware of medical protocols before being accepted as a organ recipient. they've always pre covid required a number of immunizations. because of the massive doses of antibiotics and antirejection drugs needed to stop the body from rejecting new organ.

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Air Pacific
10-08

The problem isn’t her religious beliefs it’s how she is interpreting them because of false information. There is seldom any hope for people who’s minds have been brainwashed by quacks. It’s her choice, let her die and save the kidney for someone who could be beneficial for people who deserve to be on earth alive. Toodaloo!

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Martha Lewis
10-08

if God is telling her to go through with kidney transplant, then she needs to take steps so she can have it. She is more likely to die without kidney than the vaccine. If it was my choice I would do both. She might not lose the battle if she does both, but without the vaccine so she can have surgery, she will lose.

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