A teenager is denied a kidney transplant because she is no longer vaccinated against COVID, her parents say

Appearing on "Fox & buddies Weekend" on Saturday morning to discuss the serious clinical dilemma facing their own family

the father and mother of a teenage girl who is not vaccinated against COVID-19 discovered

their daughter has not been able to go through with the kidney transplant of his choice at the Duke University Clinic in Durham, North Carolina.

Chrissy Hicks, the mother of 14-year-old Yulia Hicks, discussed her problem with a renowned doctor.

"I said, 'So, basically, she's telling us that if she doesn't get the vaccine now, then she won't get a transplant

Chrissy Hicks said. "And [the medical employee] said, 'Sure, that's the only thing stopping us.'"

Chrissy and Lee Hicks from North Carolina adopted their daughter Yulia from the Ukraine almost two years ago.

The couple has eight organic children and 3 that follow each other, the program cited.

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