Thursday, May 14, 2015
The Guardian reports on a bad outcome in Iran's market for kidneys--the recipient dies, and the donor isn't doing well: Kidneys for sale: Iran’s trade in organs
"Iran is the only country in the world where it is legal to sell a kidney. Donors get money from the buyer and from the state, a system which eradicated waiting lists but, detractors say, exploits the poor and vulnerable. Here, we follow one terrible story"