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Three-Person Baby ‘Race’ Dangerous

Three-Person Baby ‘Race’ Dangerous

October 13, 2016

(BBC) – The race to make babies from three people is a major worry, duping couples and a dangerous experiment on mums and babies, warn scientists and ethicists. The UK, which pioneered the advanced form of IVF, was the first country to introduce laws to allow the creation of babies from three people. Yet the first baby was born in Mexico. And despite the technique being designed to eliminate disease, it has been used as an unproven fertility booster in Ukraine. Both countries have less fertility regulation than the UK.

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