Rare Disease Day

February 28, 2018
Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day

Today is Rare Disease Day. Befitting, especially since it is the last day of the shortest month. Rare diseases are considered rare because they affect a very small percentage of the population. These diseases will affect less than 200,000 people.

Types of Rare Diseases

There are a multitude of rare diseases that have been discovered. A disease happens when there is a mutation in the genetic code of DNA. Unfortunately, we cannot cover all of the rare diseases in one blog post.

If you are looking for other awareness holidays, we have written a large list here.

Final Thoughts

Do you or someone you know have a rare disease? Was it cured? Comment below.

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