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Battle against sickle cell disease has local roots [Ellicott City]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sickle cell disease affects an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 Americans. It is most prevalent in people with ancestors from Africa, South or Central America, the Caribbean, Mediterranean countries, India, and Saudi Arabia.
By Lisa Regnante, firstname.lastname@example.org
September 25, 2013