The Trump administration said Wednesday that it is ending medical research by government scientists that uses human fetal tissue,.
The Health and Human Services Department said in a statement that government-funded research by universities that involves fetal tissue can continue for now, subject to additional scrutiny — although it also ended one major university project that used the tissue to test HIV treatments. That school — University of California, San Francisco — called the decision "politically motivated."
Administration officials said the federal policy changes will not affect privately funded research.
Ending the use of fetal tissue by the National...