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WHO looks at standards in "uncharted water" of gene editing Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/who-looks-at-standards-in--uncharted-water--of-gene-editing-10993628

Time: 2018-12-12

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday (Dec 3) that gene editing may have "unintended consequences" and said it was establishing a team of experts to set clear guidelines and standards after studying ethical and safety issues.

The Chinese government last Thursday ordered a temporary halt to research activities for people involved in the editing of human genes, after a Chinese scientist said he had edited the genes of twin babies.


Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/who-looks-at-standards-in--uncharted-water--of-gene-editing-10993628