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Secretary of HHS Announces Addition of SCID to Newborn Screening Standards

TOWSON, MD, MAY 25, 2010 – On May 21, 2010, Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the addition of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)—commonly known as bubble boy disease—to the core panel of 29 genetic disorders - as part of her recommendation to adopt the national Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.

Secretary of HHS Announces Addition of SCID to Newborn Screening Standards

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