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Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Seventy percent of humans carry one or more genetic mutations, which could result in them producing children with life-threatening conditions. When the genetic dice are loaded against you, a cutting edge test might be the only chance to erase hereditary diseases from your family tree.

Carte Blanche explores how this medical technology can prevent parents from having children with debilitating hereditary disorders.

Producer: Laura Byrne

Presenter: Claire Mawisa