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3049-Man Who Received First Modified Pig Heart Transplant Dies


The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died two months after the surgery, the US hospital that performed the surgery announced on Wednesday. While doctors didn't give an exact cause of death, they said 57-year-old David Bennett's condition had begun deteriorating several days earlier. He got a transplant from a genetically modified pig.

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