Baby Hannah Ginion, Who Inspired New Pennsylvania Screening Law, Dies

December 29, 2014 6:06 PM

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A Pennsylvania baby girl, who inspired a new Pennsylvania screening law, died on Sunday. She was less than one month shy of 2-years-old.

Baby Hannah Ginion suffered from Krabbe disease, an inherited condition that destroys nerve cells. She was diagnosed with the disease at 5-months-old, but it was already too late in her life to undergo a cord blood transplant that could have stopped or slowed the progression of the disease in her in...

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