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Fecal Transplant Death Mystery Solved

This summer, two people became ill after a poop transplant, and one of them died. Experts explain what went wrong and why the procedure should continue.

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InIn June 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that two people who received fecal microbiota transplants (FMTs) — also known…

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Dana G Smith

Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental

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