New steps for organ harvest in UK suggested

Issue re-ignites ethical debate about how far doctors should go to save the lives of people with organ failure.

    The British Medical Association says almost 1,000 people die in the UK each year because of a lack of donor organs.

    The BMA says new measures could be put in place to keep dying patients alive just for their organs. The issue has re-ignited an ethical debate about how far doctors should go to save the lives of people with organ failure.

    Simon McGregor-Wood reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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