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UVA Health denied kidney transplant over COVID vaccine

Shamgar Connors, 42, is on daily dialysis and needs a kidney transplant to survive. The University of Virginia Health System denied him a kidney and removed him from the transplant list because he didn't get the COVID vaccine.

Watch the video below; Matt Strickland sits down with Shamgar Connors to learn more about the fight for his life.

Please share this story supporting Shamgar, who is fighting for his life. To learn more and for ways you can help him visit

“I'm fighting this battle not just for myself, but for everyone, even the people who disagree with me. Because what they don't understand is today it's me, tomorrow it's you,” - Shamgar Connors

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