One thing we can all do is take a moment to look back on and appreciate the evolution of hospitals in our country. Our hospitals have made enormous strides over the past century, and their care and expertise save millions of lives each year.
The world at large is having to abide by social distancing orders amidst COVID-19, which is something that individuals with CF have been experiencing to some degree for much of their lives to protect their health.
Healthcare professionals are risking their personal health to help treat patients and fight the virus, and sometimes they must make difficult triage decisions in order to efficiently provide patient care to those who need it most.
April 24 is World Meningitis Day, and the condition is one of many that may compete against COVID-19 for healthcare resources. The disease is deadly and debilitating, it strikes quickly, and it affects people of all ages.