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China orders an inquiry into the 'world's first gene-edited babies'

China orders an inquiry into the ‘world’s first gene-edited babies’ as scientists continue to condemn ‘irresponsible’ researchers who claim to have edited the DNA of twins to give them immunity to HIV Scientists said the use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology to edit the genes was risky They said it harmed the reputation of the biomedical community… Read More »

First Edition: November 29, 2018

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Democrats Taking Key Leadership Jobs Have Pocketed Millions From Pharma Three of the lawmakers who will lead the House next year as Congress focuses on skyrocketing drug costs are among the biggest recipients of campaign contributions from the pharmaceutical industry, a new KHN… Read More »

China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Beijing

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Friday it has confirmed African swine fever on two farms in Beijing,… Read More »