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The global burden of sickle cell disease – wasted lives

Over 300,000 babies are born with sickle cell anaemia each year, more than three quarters of them in sub-Saharan Africa (1). It is often said that the vast majority of these babies do not survive into adult life. But what … Continue reading

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