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NORD and Other Patient Advocacy Groups Issue Letter on Lack of Clear COVID-19 Vaccination Prioritization Guidance to the States for Rare Disease Patients

Written by Heidi Ross on February 17, 2021

On February 17th, NORD, along with The ALS Association, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Walensky and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the lack of clear vaccination prioritization guidance to the states for rare… Read More

Ashlee’s Story in Honor of Rare Disease Day

Written by Laura Mullen on February 12, 2021

was diagnosed with primary immunodeficiency (PI) when I was four years old. The adversities I have faced with rare disease started even before I received a life-saving diagnosis and are still something I struggle with today. In studying to be a health care Read More

NORD Featured in February 2021 Issue of PharmaVOICE

Written by Laura Mullen on February 2, 2021

In its February 2021 issue, PharmaVOICE features NORD in its Rare Disease Showcase column. In “Rare Disease: Tackling the Barriers to Rare Disease Treatment,” NORD’s Undiagnosed Patients Registry and the COVID-19 Community Survey Report are referenced. In “The State of Rare Disease, Diagnosis, and Treatment,” the Barriers to Rare Disease… Read More