Dealing with sickle cell disease

June 19 marks world Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell disease, also known as sickle cell anaemia is a hereditary disease in which the red blood cells are deformed and this deformity causes them to block blood vessels, cause the blood to be “thin” and are unable to carry as much oxygen as a normal red blood cell.

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