David Bennett, Recipient of the 1st-Ever Pig Heart Transplant, Has Died

March 9, 2022

In January, David Bennett made history becoming the first human ever to have a heart of a genetically modified pig transplanted in their body. The University of Maryland Medical Center, where he had the procedure, has announced that he has died two months after the experiment. No official cause of death has been revealed, but doctors say he began deteriorating several days before dying. Inside Edition Digital has more.

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