A hereditary disorder affecting the exocrine glands. It causes the production of abnormally thick mucus, leading to the blockage of the pancreatic ducts, intestines, and bronchi and often resulting in respiratory infection.
FACTS & STATS
Adult Guide to CF: www.cff.org/Life-With-CF/Daily-Life/Adult-Guide-to-CF.pdf
International Study Reports COVID-19 Outcomes in People With Cystic Fibrosis: www.cff.org/About-Us/Media-Center/Press-Releases/International-Study-Reports-COVID-19-Outcomes-in-People-With-Cystic-Fibrosis/
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Update on COVID-19: www.cff.org/News/News-Archive/2020/Update-on-COVID-19/