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Yale Team Solves Fairfield Family's Mysterious Illness

The Yale School of Medicine helped a Fairfield man find the answer to his illness.
The Yale School of Medicine helped a Fairfield man find the answer to his illness. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield resident Erik Drewniak finally received an answer to the source of the illness that he has been dealing with for over 40 years, thanks to the help of Yale researchers, reports the Fairfield Citizen .

The Yale School of Medicine discovered the reason for Drewniak’s high fever and chills and the cause of the death of his infant son – a rare gene mutation – through DNA sequencing, according to the report.

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