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The Downfall of India’s Kidney Kingpin

Here is a story in Discover magazine on the surprising rise and fall of Amit Kumar, who controlled the kidney transplant trade in India.
Here is a story in Discover magazine on the surprising rise and fall of Amit Kumar, who controlled the kidney transplant trade in India in spite of not being a medically-trained doctor. Written by the superb writer and reporter Yudhijit Bhattacharjee. It was selected for the 2011 edition of Best American Science and Nature Writing, and it’s a thriller.

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