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World’s first human-pig hybrid: Medical breakthrough or ethical dilemma?
 

World’s first human-pig hybrid: Medical breakthrough or ethical dilemma?

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An international team of researchers have just announced that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. However, it raises moral questions about the moral status of these hybrids.
 
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30 Jan 2017 - General
 
Organ donor shortage is indeed a problem as evidenced by the long queue in organ transplant candidates. Theekshana Abayawickrama , there is no doubt that this is a medical breakthrough but ethical considerations have to be considered. In the field of medical ethics, the end does not justify the means. We also have to discuss if the use of chimeric organs are worth the risk of organ rejection and of course higher c...
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