DC Action signs joint letter to the government from the Together for Healthy Marrow Alliance

An open letter to the UK’s Chief Medical Officers from the Together for Healthy Marrow Alliance 12th July 2021 Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, England Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer, Wales Dr Gregor Smith, Chief Medical Officer, Scotland Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer, Northern Ireland Dear Chief Medical Officers, We are an[…]

COVID-19: Staying safe

Advice for patients with Dyskeratosis Congenita (DC), telomere biology disorders and their relatives Coronavirus COVID-19 is a new virus which can cause severe pneumonia and damage to other organs, although most people will have a milder illness. It is estimated that 97 to 98% of people contracting the coronavirus will recover, and the vast majority[…]