Movies like Jaws and Deep Blue Sea have made people afraid of Great White Sharks. Such films, along with misinformed people, have built these beautiful creatures up as malicious, man-eating beasts who have nothing better to do than wait for a vulnerable person to swim by before snatching one up to enjoy as a lycra-covered snack of flesh and blood
During 2012, 573 organ and cornea transplants were done in South Africa. Yet, there are currently 4300 citizens waiting for organ and cornea transplants to save and improve their lives. The organs that were transplanted include hearts, lungs, livers, kidneys and pancreas and the recipients comprise adults, adolescents and paediatrics. In 39% of the 238 kidney transplants, the donors were related to the recipients.