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Questions surround using ECMO machines to treat COVID-19

ECMO machines became a last-ditch treatment for COVID. But only half of the patients who got ECMO survived, raising questions about whether this expensive and hard to access treatment is worth it.

WPLN’s Blake Farmer reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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