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Early Data Suggests Encouraging Health Outcomes for People with Cystic Fibrosis who Have Contracted COVID-19
April 30, 2020

Toronto, ON (April 30, 2020) – Led by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust’s CF Registry, the collaborative study includes data for 40 people with CF who have tested positive for COVID-19 in 8 different countries.

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Letter to Provincial Health Ministers and drug program managers
April 29, 2020

Dear Provincial Health Ministers and Drug Program Managers,

Due to COVID-19, Cystic Fibrosis Canada recently called upon government and Vertex to provide people with cystic fibrosis access to precision medicines known as CFTR modulators for humanitarian reasons.

Since that time, we are pleased to learn that Vertex has made an offer to the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA).  I urge you to start negotiations on that offer now...

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RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Star Wins $30,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada
April 27, 2020

Toronto, ON (April 27, 2020) Riverdale actor Jordan Connor, the recent winner of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race, has chosen Cystic Fibrosis Canada as his charity of choice for a donation of $30,000 in prize money.

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Volunteer Week letter from Kelly Grover
April 20, 2020

This week has been designated as “National Volunteer Week”, when the tremendous contributions of Canada’s volunteers are recognized from coast-to-coast. 

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Open Letter to Grocers: Cystic Fibrosis Canada's Call For Safer Shopping
April 17, 2020

An open letter to Canadian grocers:

I am writing on behalf of 4,300 Canadians who live with cystic fibrosis, a fatal, progressive, genetic condition.  Due to risk of respiratory infections, the health of people with cystic fibrosis is extremely vulnerable during this time of COVID-19, and they need your help.

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COVID-19 & Cystic Fibrosis Canada: A Message from the Board of Directors
April 3, 2020

Dear Members and Friends of Cystic Fibrosis Canada,

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an abrupt and unprecedented impact on the entire world. We have all had to shift the way we go about our daily lives, as family members, colleagues, volunteers and staff.

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COVID-19 Update from Kelly Grover
March 27, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cystic Fibrosis Canada continues to follow directives from the Public Health Agency of Canada, and all CF Canada offices have closed, with staff working from home until April 30th.

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COVID-19 update from Kelly Grover
March 16, 2020

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is closely monitoring developments relating to COVID-19 in Canada. We understand this is a time of concern for many members of our community. CF Canada President & CEO Kelly Grover provides an update...

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Proposed regulatory changes denying access to life-saving drug for thousands of Canadians
March 11, 2020

Cystic Fibrosis Canada leaders and patient advocates are meeting with government officials in Ottawa, and across the country, to call for changes to proposed regulatory reforms that are blocking access to a new breakthrough drug to treat cystic fibrosis.

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Update about COVID-19
March 4, 2020

While public health officials are actively monitoring the risk of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, Cystic Fibrosis Canada has consulted with members of the CF clinical community about its potential impact on people living with cystic fibrosis.

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