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LEDs shine light on jaundice in India

Jaundice affects around 60 percent of newborn babies in the first week of life. Without treatment, it can be fatal. DW's Murali Krishnan reports from New Dehli on an LED kit could save their lives. It was the sight of a mass of babies lying naked on a government hospital floor, sweating, dehydrated and being treated for jaundice by a halogen tube hanging from the ceiling by a rope that left an enduring impression on Vivek Kopparthi, an engineer based in the US.

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