SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient groups, researchers, and health organizations are gearing up for the fourth annual Rare Disease Day, a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of the more than 250 million people worldwide who suffer from rare diseases.
Learn more about these rare disorders and activities to celebrate Rare Disease Day 2011 at http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm244408.htm
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