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Study: Excessive drinking during pandemic leads to increase in liver transplants

The study was published in Jama Network Open.

News 12 Staff

Oct 28, 2021, 11:23 AM

Updated 967 days ago

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A new study shows heavy drinking during the pandemic has lead to a spike in liver transplants.
The study was published in Jama Network Open.
Researchers found the number of people who got a liver transplant, or were waiting for one, was 50% higher than what was forecasted.
That forecast was based on pre-pandemic trends.


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