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Subject:  China Running out of Sperm? Date:  9/7/2012  3:45 AM
Author:  intercst Number:  45233 of 120632

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/09/06/is-china-running-out-of-...

Infertility is a growing problem in China. In southern Guangdong province, 14 percent of the population, which numbered 104 million in 2010, cannot conceive — and the fact that the province has only one sperm bank doesn’t help. Couples generally have to wait at least a year to have their names called. The sperm shortage has even prompted a desperate plea from a government official, according to one Chinese-language news site, asking college students to donate. ”Donating your sperm is healthy,” said Luo Wenzhi, the head of Guangdong’s family planning commission, in an interview. “It won’t hurt you nor kill you.”

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