Thalassaemia: From mild anaemia to death at birth

Thalassaemia actually arose due to a mutation that helped protect us against malaria, where parasites invade and reproduce in our red blood cells. — Filepic

Thalassaemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects your body’s ability to produce normal haemoglobin.

Haemoglobin is a protein that contains iron and functions to transport oxygen in red blood cells.

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