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12/01/2019

All children to receive whole genome sequencing at birth, under ambitions laid out by Matt Hancock

External Link - Source: The Telegraph

All children will be able to receive whole genome sequencing at birth, under ambitions laid out by the Health Secretary.

Matt Hancock said that in future, the tests would be routinely offered, alongside standard checks on newborns, in order to map out the risk of genetic diseases, and offer “predictive, personalised” care.

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