Medical Staff Reveal The Latest Patient To Receive A Face Transplant

Medical Staff Reveal The Latest Patient To Receive A Face Transplant

BARCELONA, SPAIN – JULY 26: Oscar, the world’s first full face transplant recipient, participates in a press conference at the Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron on July 26, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. The 31-year-old, who had been unable to breathe, swallow or talk properly after suffering an accident five years ago, thanked hospital staff and the donor’s family (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

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