UK to create IVF babies with three people’s DNA

The United Kingdom looks set to become the first country in the world to allow the creation of IVF babies using DNA from three people.

The government said it would draft regulations to allow human embryos to be created in this way to avoid mitochondrial diseases.

But the director of Human Genetics Alert, called the method “unnecessary and unsafe” and said it would lead to “a eugenic designer baby market”.

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