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DNA testing, sperm donor anonymity and m

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Any individual who donated sperm, eggs or embryos in the UK forward of April 2005 become once promised lifestyles-prolonged anonymity.

But has the rise of dwelling DNA testing changed the chance of figuring out Natasha’s donor and genetic siblings?

By 2019, approximately 26 million folk worldwide had taken an instantaneous-to-particular person DNA test, and it has been projected that this may perchance attain 100 million by 2021.

As the measurement of the databases held by DNA testing corporations grows, it will change into less complicated for customers to mark genetic relations. What does this indicate for the rights of donors and donor-conceived folk in the UK?

Produced, filmed and edited by James Stewart

Commissioning editor: Kimberley Rowell

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