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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Iceland is close to becoming the first country where no-one gives birth to a child with Down's syndrome.

Iceland is close to becoming the first country where no-one gives birth to a child with Down's syndrome.
Pre-natal tests were introduced in the early 2000s, and the vast majority who receive a positive test have terminated their pregnancy.
While the tests are optional, all expectant mothers are informed about their availability, and up to 85 per cent choose to take it.