Dec 13, 2014

China to end prisoner organ transplants on Jan. 1

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will cease transplanting organs taken from executed prisoners on Jan. 1 in response to human rights concerns, although uncertainties linger over where a replacement supply will come from, state media reported Thursday. China has previously said it would phase out the practice by sometime in early 2015. But state media reports Thursday announced the first firm date for...

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