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Ruling on Embryo May Impact In Vitro Fertilization

In a recent case in Chicago, a judge ruled that the parents of a frozen embryo accidentally destroyed at a fertility clinic have the right to file a wrongful death suit. NPR's David Schaper discusses how the ruling may affect the availability of in vitro fertilization.

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David Schaper is a correspondent on NPR's National Desk, based in Chicago, primarily covering transportation and infrastructure, as well as breaking news in Chicago and the Midwest.