Maryland man who received second pig heart transplant dies, hospital says

In this photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Lawrence Faucette sits with wife, Ann, in September 202, in the school’s hospital in Baltimore, Md., before receiving a pig heart transplant. (Mark Teske/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP, File)

WASHINGTON — The second person to receive a transplanted heart from a pig has died, nearly six weeks after the highly experimental surgery, his Maryland doctors announced Tuesday.