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July 30, 2020 - Humane Society International

New poll shows 80% of Koreans support increased funding to replace animal testing with advanced methods

New poll shows 80% of Koreans support increased funding to replace animal testing with advanced methods
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Korea’s state-of-the-art alternatives science is being overlooked

SEOUL (July 30)—With South Korea’s National Assembly set to review a bill to promote non-animal research methods later this year, a new opinion poll reveals that the majority of the Korean public want to see their tax money spent on supporting these advanced approaches instead of animal testing. Almost 82% of respondents want to see the 21st National Assembly session demonstrate legislative support for alternatives to animal testing, which includes approaches such as human organ-mimics and tests using human-derived cells instead of experiments on mice, monkeys and dogs.

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