Mum’s delight over CF drug battle success

A South Tyneside mum has told of her delight that her fight to have a cystic fibrosis wonder drug licensed in the UK has reached Parliament.
Emma Corr, 37, of Wansbeck Road, Jarrow, is among national campaigners who have demanded Orkambi be made available.
But at a cost of £104,000 per person a year – and with an estimated 10,000 cystic fibrosis sufferers – it has not been sanctioned.
Just two weeks ago Emma urged supporters to sign an online petition which targeted 100,000 signatures - enough to trigger a House of Commons debate.
That figure was reached last Friday – and she has now had... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 44
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