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Double Lung Transplant Recipient Niki Lauda Dies 9 Months After Successful Life Saving Surgery

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Andrew Benson

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. Lauda, who underwent a lung transplant in August 2018 and had previously had 2 renal transplants, "passed away peacefully" on Monday, his family said. He was only days away from death 9 months ago when he underwent life-saving lung transplant surgery.

For more information about Mr Lauda's lung transplant, please see the following resources:

0:35How Niki Lauda Is Doing After Lung Transplant Surgery -

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