As a result, Stagg didn’t meet others facing the same obstacles until she was about 20.“With the current infection control protocols, people with CF are forbidden from hanging out with one another, it’s very much frowned upon,” she says.For people with cystic fibrosis (CF), cross-infection poses serious health risks - people with CF grow bugs in their lungs which are usually harmless to people who don't have the condition, but can be easily transmitted from one person with CF to another and be very harmful.
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From CNN: Katie Prager, the wife in the real “Fault in Our Stars” couple, died Thursday after complications from cystic fibrosis and a lung transplant.
She was 26 years old…Her husband, Dalton Prager, died just days earlier, on Saturday, after suffering from the same disease. Katie and Dalton met on Facebook in 2009, when they were both 18.
Find out more Meetings and conferences are places where cross-infection could occur, so even at cystic fibrosis-related events, or events organised by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, there should only be one person with CF in attendance at a time.
We offer internet forums and platforms to enable people with CF to interact safely, and we live stream events wherever possible.