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New Arizona law requires screening for rare disease in newborns


August 11, 2017

PHOENIX - A new law went into effect in Arizona this week, requiring a screening for SCID, Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Syndrome, in newborns.

It's a very rare condition where a baby is born without the ability to fight off disease. A Valley family testified during committee hearings to help push the bill into law.


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