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Indianapolis NICU nurse thankful to be alive after COVID-19 battle led to double lung transplant – WTHR

Kari Wegg went into a coma with COVID-19 this summer and woke up this fall to learn she would need a double lung transplant to survive.

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INDIANAPOLIS Editor’s Note: This story includes medical images that might be too graphic for some.
This Thanksgiving is especially meaningful for a local NICU nurse who went into a coma with COVID-19 this summer and woke up this fall to learn the shocking news that she would need the extreme measure of a double lung transplant to survive.
“I think I was so surprised and shocked that this had happened to me,” Kari Wegg said. “Never, never in my life would have woke up after missing a whole summer,…

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