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Baby given months to live may now outlive parents – after receiving world’s most expensive drug – National World

Tuesday, 8 February, 2022

Baby given months to live may now outlive parents – after receiving world’s most expensive drug – National World

One-year-old Theo Greenhall has spinal muscular atrophy (Pictures: SWNS)

 
A baby given just months to live after being born with a rare genetic disorder is now expected to outlive his parents - after he received the world’s most expensive drug.
One-year-old Theo Greenhall has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which restricted his breathing, caused his limbs to become floppy and prevented him from swallowing.
His parents, Natalie and Sean, both 33, found out he had the most severe form of the illness soon after he was born, at which point he was given less than two years to live.
Read more at: https://www.nationalworld.com/health/baby-given-months-to-live-may-now-outlive-parents-after-receiving-worlds-most-expensive-drug-3521412

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