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First baby born with DNA from 3 people

By Associated Press in New York ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-09-29 08:38:26

It is to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother

Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.

The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother, who had previously lost two children to the illness.

First baby born with DNA from 3 people

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