The budget pushes on eradication of sickle cell anemia

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) test is taken between 11-14 weeks during pregnancy to check if the child poses a danger of sickle cell anemia. This type of anemia can cause morbidity and mortality and is more common in tribal population. India Today covers a story on how the Finance Minister has proposed to eradicate sickle cell anemia in tribal belts.

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