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What’s Cystic Fibrosis? Can People With the Disease Date Each Other?
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Although cystic fibrosis is a rare disease, in some schools there may be more than one person with CF present. Germs are a major concern for people with CF, but there are steps you can take to help students and faculty with CF lower the risk of cross infection. Medical studies show that people with CF are at particular risk of spreading certain germs among others with the disease. This is known as cross-infection.
The film Five Feet Apart was released in the UK today, but even as it reaches audiences it is dividing the cystic fibrosis community. The film is based on the fictional story of two teenagers with the illness. Because of the huge dangers of cross infection between cystic fibrosis patients, they are supposed to follow medical advice and stay six feet apart at all times. There are big questions regarding how the first Hollywood film to highlight the illness might impact both those who have the genetic disorder , but also the understanding of cystic fibrosis CF among the rest of the population.