Bristol Post

Baby fine after therapy


THE mother of a two-month-old baby with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) has said her son is “doing OK” after he became one of the first patients in England to receive the “world’s most expensive drug”.

Mother Gunita said baby Markuss, who has Type 1 SMA, slept through the one-off, hour-long genetherap­y treatment with the potentiall­y lifesaving drug Zolgensma at Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

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