Wash. looks into bump in cases of a rare birth defect

01/31/2013 | Seattle Times, The

Washington state health officials have launched an inquiry into an uptick in incidences of babies born in Yakina County last year with a rare and fatal birth defect. The defect, which occurs when the brain doesn't develop normally in the first month of pregnancy, usually could be expected to affect one out of the about 4,000 annual births in the county. Eight cases were reported last year.

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