Gap Fill - Pig-heart Transplant - Level 2


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Doctors have transplanted a pig's heart into a man for the very time. Doctors in the USA say David Bennett, 57, is doing after his operation. Mr Bennett was very . Giving him the pig's heart was his only of staying alive. Bennett spoke to the day before the operation. He said: "It was either die or do this . I want to live. I know it's a in the dark, but it's my choice." The pig's heart came from a genetically- pig. Scientists changed the pig's so its heart would be able to function in a human.

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