A US father-of-two has been removed from the heart transplant waiting list for refusing to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
DJ Ferguson, 31, was next in line for life-saving surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston but is no longer eligible because of his stance on the vaccine.
His father, David, told CBS his son “went to the brink of death to hold on to his guns and he was pushed to the limit.”
The vaccine violated his “fundamental principles,” his father said. “It’s a policy they enforce and because he doesn’t get the shot they took him off the list. I think my boy fights damn brave and he has integrity and