Pig heart used in pioneering human transplant had virus: report


The genetically modified pig whose heart was used in the first human transplant of its kind had a porcine virus that may have played the role in the death of the patient two months later, experts said. David Bennett Sr., 57,first seemed to be doing well the first few weeks after he received the history-making heart transplant on January 7at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, ...

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