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Experts warn a THIRD gene-edited baby could already have been born in China but we may NEVER know because of state's highly secretive government

A third baby whose DNA was edited as part of a series of 'monstrous' experiments by disgraced scientist He Jiankui may already have been born, experts fear.  Physician and ethicist William Hurlbut spoke out in January over revelations that He had altered the genes of a third embryo, expected to be born in June or July.  With June now behind us, Professor Hurlbut fears that the child may already have been delivered - or, if it hasn't, that China may decide to keep it quiet when it has.  Read more...

 

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