https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2019/01/17/family-duty-could-explain-why-so-many-chinese-couples-signed-up-for-controversial-

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Young adults in China feel a powerful cultural obligation to marry and have kids, but that life plan suddenly looks unattainable to people told they’re infected with HIV, particularly for the many who can’t afford or are unaware of treatments that would allow them to have uninfected children. So when an ambitious scientist offered HIV-positive men and their spouses what seemed to be a way out of this despair, several hundred couples in China jumped at the chance, expressing interest in a clinical trial that promised to deliver them babies forever protected from HIV infections. The trial, involving gene editing of embryos created through IVF, led to the claimed birth of twin girls last Nov... Full story

18 January

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