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Washington state will check newborns for 'bubble boy' disease

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Washington state will check newborns for 'bubble boy' disease

October 11, 2013

http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/blog/health-care-inc/2013/10/washington-state-to-start-screening.html

 

Source - Puget Sound Business Journal


Washington state will soon start screening infants at birth for an immune deficiency best known as “bubble boy” disease. A simple screening at birth would have saved Jordan Janeway’s life. Instead, the 9-month-old Oregon boy died in July because the disease went undetected until too late. Seattle Children’s Hospital is mentioned in this article.

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