News RSS Bioethics News.


Five charged after Chinese teen sells kidney to buy iPhone

External Link - Source: Reuters

Five people in southern China have been charged with intentional injury in the case of a Chinese teenager who sold a kidney so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, the government-run Xinhua News Agency said on Friday. The five included a surgeon who removed a kidney from a 17-year-old boy in April last year. The boy, identified only by his surname Wang, now suffers from renal deficiency, Xinhua quoted prosecutors in Chenzhou city, Hunan province as saying.

This entry was posted in Organ Transplant & Donation and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.