In Brief: Egg donors sue S. Korean hospitals
Two women who donated eggs for research by South Korean cloning expert Hwang Woo-Suk have filed a lawsuit claiming they were misled about the risks.
They are seeking 32 million won ($33,600) from the government and from two institutions involved in Hwang's research -- Mizmedi Hospital and Hanyang University Medical Center -- the Korea Times reported.
Hwang's claims about cloning human stem cell lines were exposed as fraudulent. He was fired by Seoul National University and is the target of a criminal investigation.
Copyright 2006 by United Press International