Gene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: ShutterstockGene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: Shutterstock
Gene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese scientist He Jiankui’s gene-edited babies could cause effects that won’t be seen for generations, according to Hong Kong experts

  • Scientists and experts at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at Hong Kong University expected to produce formal statement on gene editing
  • The whole scientific and medical community believes this happened too early, we have no idea what future risks there may be, scientist says

Topic |   China science
Gene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: ShutterstockGene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: Shutterstock
Gene modification resulting in a live birth is banned in a number of countries, including China, for safety and ethical concerns. Photo: Shutterstock
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