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Genetic Privacy and Discrimination: An Overview of Selected Issues

The dangers of genetic technology lie in its ability to provide extensive and highly sensitive information about individuals to governments and other organizations. Loss of control over personal genetic information opens individuals to increased risk of discrimination.

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