Baby born in Alaska proves the need for SCID Newborn Screening

Hayden Filley was born in Alaska a seemingly healthy baby boy.  It was not until months later, after Hayden became very sick and close to deaththat his family discovered he was born with Severe Combined Immune Deficiency.   Hayden was flown to Seattle Children’s Hospital where he was treated by Dr. Suzanne Skoda-Smith.  To learn more about Hayden and see his story, please see the article on King 5.com