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    Why anyone?
    Dear Editor,

    Liz Donovan's fascinating article certainly suggests that the big finger is pointing at her. However, although her calculation is numerically correct (and how nice to find someone using non-US billions) the reasoning is a little suspect.

    First multiplying the probabilities gives the odds against these seven rare conditions presenting in the order indicated; her final figure should be divided by 7...

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