Haredi love goes high-tech: No DNA testing, no wedding
The incidence of fatal genetic diseases is declining thanks to a technology-driven innovation: Matching by genetics.
In the year 2010, Israel had a total of two cases of Tay-Sachs disease, in a pair of twins. The fatal genetic disorder was detected in just one child in 2005, and in one other in 2004, says Joel Zlotogora, director of the Department of Community Genetics at the Israel Ministry of Health.
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