Man who received pig heart transplant has died after pig virus found
Viral infection may explain why a pig's heart failed months after being transplanted in a ground-breaking surgery
1urte bat

I wonder why this wasn’t screened before the transplant.

If it was a latent virus it would be much more difficult to identify. Latent viruses are a more advanced virus as it has all cell replication embed the viral genome within it and will continue to replicate for sometimes decades until side effects begin. Most definitely still a major oversight on the physician’s end but at least if was a latent virus things would make more sense.

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