U.S. Health Agency Cancels Research Contract Involving Use of Fetal Tissue

June 5, 2019

(Reuters) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California. The decision follows an audit of all HHS research involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions in light of “the serious regulatory, moral and ethical considerations involved,” the U.S. agency said.

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