Retro Report on PBS

A Life in a Bubble

Episode 6 | 11m 39s Video has closed captioning.

Newborns today are tested for genetic and immune disorders that might not be apparent at birth. The tests evolved from the treatment of a patient with a rare diagnosis who became known as the boy in the bubble.

Aired: 10/22/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

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Retro Local - Highlighting Communities

Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country.

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