Chinese biologist He Jiankui delivers a speech at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at Hong Kong University last month, shortly after his claims that the genes of two girls had been altered to ‘edit’ HIV inherited from their father. Photo: Sam Tsang

Chinese education ministry calls on universities and hospitals for ‘low-key’ review of gene-editing projects

  • Hospitals are focus of inquiry after scientist claimed to have created babies whose genes were ‘edited’ to remove HIV inherited from their father
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Chinese biologist He Jiankui delivers a speech at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at Hong Kong University last month, shortly after his claims that the genes of two girls had been altered to ‘edit’ HIV inherited from their father. Photo: Sam Tsang
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