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'Bizarre' Cluster of Severe Birth Defects Haunts Health Experts

'Bizarre' Cluster of Severe Birth Defects Haunts Health Experts

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A mysterious cluster of severe birth defects in rural Washington state is confounding health experts, who say they can find no cause, even as reports of new cases continue to climb. Dr. Joffre Olaya, a neurosurgeon at Seattle Children's, has been monitoring the care of Olivia Jackman. Her mother, Andrea Jackman, says the baby is doing better than anyone expected.