For Chinese, kidney donation is a click away

In China, where a growing demand for organ transplants coupled with a dramatic shortage of donors has fuelled a rampant black market trade, selling your organs for cash is a mouse click away.

An internet search reveals a website offering kidneys for sale and the contact information of those able to procure them. A young woman, posing as a migrant worker from Hebei province, calls a man who has advertised on the website, identified as Mr He.

I need money, she says over the phone. Do you want a woman’s kidney?

Mr He asks her age. Twenty-five, she replies.

Of course we want your kidney — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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