Hoax? Maybe Not: 'Cyclops' Baby Born In Egypt

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:43:09 UTC by Alan Duke

A baby was born near Cairo, Egypt, with just one eye in the middle, a rare birth defect known as cyclopia, according to a Saudi Arabian newspaper.

The infant is not expected to survive, according to a doctor quoted by Echo newspaper. The mother and child were being treated at a private hospital in Egypt's Dakahlia Governorate, northeast of Cairo, according to the report. The governor of the region reportedly witnessed the birth, it said.

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