Supporters Urged to Wear Red for World Sickle Cell Day on June 19

Supporters Urged to Wear Red for World Sickle Cell Day on June 19

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Supporters Urged to Wear Red for World Sickle Cell Day on June 19

From sporting red gear to entering a spoken word contest, supporters globally are poised to mark World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, an annual event that takes place on June 19. The goal is to heighten awareness of sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited blood disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide, including about 100,000 people in the U.S. Advocates hope to use the day to better educate the general public, government policymakers, public authorities, industry representatives,…

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