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A Century of Sickle Cell       Archived


Nearly 100 years ago, the first case of what became known as sickle cell disease was documented. It’s an inherited blood disorder that affects more than 100,000 persons in the United States. The disease is more prevalent in blacks, Hispanics, and some Asian Americans. In this podcast, Melissa Creary discusses sickle cell disease. Created: 9/16/2010 by MMWR. Date Released: 9/16/2010. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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