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Chinese government may have falsified organ donation numbers, study says14 Nov 8:01am

Chinese government may have falsified organ donation numbers, study says

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Researchers raise new concerns about the use of executed prisoners and other forced donors for transplants The Chinese government may have been systematically falsifying its organ donation numbers, raising renewed concerns over the use of executed prisoners and other forced donors for transplants, a new academic paper says. In 2015, China publicly promised it would no longer source organs from executed prisoners, previously almost its sole source. But a study led by Australian National University PhD student Matthew Robertson, published in the BMC Medical Ethics journal on Friday, says Chinese-government supplied datasets on organ donations show “highly compelling evidence they are being falsified”.
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