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Should 'three parent IVF' be allowed?

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The Health Secretary has asked regulators to assess a controversial fertility treatment which could help couples with serious inherited disorders have a healthy child.

Beth Wilkes, whose baby Casper died last year from a mitochondrial disease, describes her hopes for the treatment.

And Alison Murdoch, professor of reproductive medicine at Newcastle University, and Dr David King, director of Human Genetics Alert, debate whether it should be allowed.


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