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Pelosi’s radical plan would leave patients with rare pediatric diseases behind

12:00 EST 7 Nov 2019 | PhRMA

There are about 7,000 rare diseases and half of these affect children. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 30 million Americans, or 10 percent of the population, have one of the nearly 7,000 known rare diseases. A disease is defined as a rare or orphan disease when it affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States.

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