BOSTON (AP) - State health officials say one patient died and
another became critically ill after receiving kidneys at Boston
hospitals from a donor who carried an undetected virus.
The Boston Globe reports the donor was a 49-year-old homeless
man. Doctors were unaware that the man was a carrier of a virus
known as LCMV, which also killed three transplant patients from
Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2005.
Officials said the organs were tested for more easily detectable