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Why a sperm bank drive is fueling fears of infertility in China

Experts say supply plentiful, drop in qualified donors doesn't mean general problem

A technician inspects a semen sample at a sperm bank in a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province, China.   © Reuters

One February morning, Zhong Ming stepped into the sperm bank of Beijing's Peking University Third Hospital and was surprised to find the premises packed with men.

Zhong's visit to the facility was his fourth as a donor and the first time he encountered a crowd, including many who appeared to be in their 20s and 30s, the Ph.D. student told Caixin.

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