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Media Outlets Continue Coverage On Gene-Edited Infants, Establishment Of WHO Working Group

CNN: WHO panel to address complex issues around gene editing
“The World Health Organization is creating a working group to study gene editing and the complex ethical, social, and safety issues the procedure raises. The panel will help develop ‘agreed norms and standards for the governance of human gene editing,’ the organization told CNN. The announcement comes one week after a Chinese scientist claimed to have created the world’s first gene-edited babies…” (Senthilingam, 12/4).

Additional coverage of this story is available from The Guardian, Science, and USA TODAY.

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