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Campaign to vaccinate against life threatening illness

A couple from Burnley who's son lost 75 per cent of his sight during birth are campaigning for pregnant women to be routinely checked for a bacterial infection.

Strep B is the most common life threatening infection in newborn babies in the country, yet less than one percent of pregnant woman are ever tested for it.

Doctors believe early testing would help dramatically reduce the number of infections. Our correspondent Rachel Townsend reports.