Push on to educate those with sickle cell in Africa

03/2/2007 | Reuters

Carriers of the genetic disease sickle cell are less prone to being infected with malaria, which attacks red blood cells, one doctor says. Therefore, carriers are more likely to survive to pass on the genetic trait. The World Health Organization considers screening, maintenance and treatment of the disease in Africa a priority.

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