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Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez led the surgical team that performed a full face and double hand transplant on a 22-year-old man. It's the first successful combination transplant case of its kind in the world. Rodriguez joins us to talk about the complicated surgery. Also, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has made new recommendations about the benefits of double masking. We talk to an expert about the best practices. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Feb. 11, 2021, full broadcast. You can find more at hereandnow.org — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on February 11, 2021.

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