Malfunctioning fertility clinic tanks may put eggs at risk

日期:2019-03-01 09:01:01 作者:赖徉 阅读:

Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg via Getty By Jessica Hamzelou Thousands of frozen eggs and embryos may have been damaged following the malfunctioning of a fertility clinic storage tank. When the tank at the Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco stopped working properly on 4 March, temperatures inside rose. A spokesperson told the Washington Post that “several thousand” eggs and embryos were affected – around 15 per cent of the total stored there. Reportedly, 400 people had all their stored eggs and embryos in the malfunctioning tank, while a further 100 had at least some tissue affected. Over the same weekend,