GENEVA – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that gene editing “may have unintended consequences” and that it was setting up a team of experts to study the ethical, social and safety dimensions and set guidelines.
“Gene editing may have unintended consequences, this is uncharted water and it has to be taken seriously,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, told a news briefing.
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