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Are rare diseases really rare in Australia?

Simon and Samantha Daff were in for a rude shock when they learnt that their newborn son Jackson suffered from metachromatic leukodystrophy, a rare condition. Their eldest daughter Mackenzie, 4, was diagnosed with the same diseases just weeks before.   “We went from not sleeping at all to getting the news — I haven’t slept as … Continue reading Are rare diseases really rare in Australia?