STAT - Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

STAT - Reporting from the frontiers of health and medicine

This is a genetic disorder, not a race or ethnic group. It is not diversity. To deny a child treatment is criminal in my book. What would some of the naysayers think about parents who denied treatment to a child with sickle cell anemia–yes gene editing to cure the disease may be a reality. A new drug is out that can control most cases of cystic fibrosis–should we deny them the drug because its “genocide” against CF? That the disease may be wiped out?



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