No Lungs for 6 Days – level 1

31-01-2017 07:00

Cystic fibrosis is a very bad disease. It is a disease of the lungs. A woman is born with the disease. She is from Canada.

She has a very bad lung infection. She goes to hospital. She has only hours to live. Doctors help her. They take out her lungs.

The woman has no lungs for 6 days. A special machine works instead of her lungs. After 6 days, she gets new lungs. She gets better every day.

Difficult words: disease (something which makes your body feel bad), lungs (the two organs in your body which take in air), infection (if you have an infection of something, that part of your body is not well).

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