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DHEC adding newborn screening test

...staff and systems needed to start testing newborns for severe combined immunodeficiency, informally known as "bubble boy" disease, director Catherine Templeton said in an interview.Affected children basically lack a healthy immune system...
Long-awaited gene therapy restores two babies to health

...apparently normal immune systems to two French babies born with a rare, lethal immune disease sometimes called the "bubble boy disease." It's too soon to know if the babies are cured, experts cautioned. But the experiment, reported in Friday's...
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