Genetic Therapy: The Ethical Uses Of Gene Therapy

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Understanding that the treatment of gene therapy alternates a patient’s genes and changes the genetic blueprint of life, has raised many debatable ethical enquiries pertaining to this concept. Many people currently today, enquire how it is possible to distinguish the positive and negative uses of gene therapy. Who decides on which traits are normal or regulates a disorder? Is gene therapy only confined to the wealthy? Should there be approval for people to manipulate the treatment of gene therapy for their own advancement? Even though, these important questions are raised and should not be disregarded in this process. However, these ethical views are mainly directed to the germ line gene therapy treatment and not pertaining to somatic cell

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