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50 years after first successful human heart transplant

It has been 50 years since the world's first successful human heart transplant. The operation was carried out by Dr Christiaan Barnard at a hospital in Cape Town.

by Tania Page

It has been 50 years since the world's first successful human heart transplant. The operation was carried out by Dr Christiaan Barnard at a hospital in Cape Town.

The procedure is still generating ground-breaking developments.

Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Cape Town.


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