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Session of 2019 - 2020 Regular Session


Posted: January 30, 2020 09:02 AM
From: Representative Steven R. Malagari
To: All House members
Subject: National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month
Every year in the United States, over 500,000 people suffer from a primary immunodeficiency disease, a group of chronic conditions that occur when a person’s immune system does not function properly. These genetic diseases leave Americans at greater risk of infection and can make infections more difficult to cure. However, with proper diagnosis and treatment, many people with such diseases are able to live full and independent lives.

In order to support the Immune Deficiency Foundation’s efforts to raise awareness about primary immunodeficiency diseases in order to facilitate early diagnoses and improved treatment outcomes, I will introduce a resolution designating the month of April 2020 as “National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania.

Please join me in supporting the health and wellbeing of Pennsylvanians with primary immunodeficiency diseases.

Introduced as HR775