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Can now update their "organ donation" status

Facebook Users Can now update their “organ donation” status


FACEBOOK CHIEF executive Mark Zuckerberg is urging Facebook users to share their organ-donor status on the site, aiming to spur more donations and reduce waiting times for transplants

More than 114,000 people in the US and millions more worldwide are waiting for life-saving heart, liver or kidney transplants, Facebook said. Many of them – 18 a day on average – die because there aren’t enough organs for transplant.

Link to Article in Irish Times here