In this gripping video shared in August 2014, Elicia Shepard uses placards to demonstrate how little is known about one of the biggest killer diseases – idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Shepard shows us that although idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis leads to 40,000 deaths each year – approximately the same as breast cancer or prostate cancer – awareness of IPF is incredibly low and only 1% of patients are likely to get a life-saving lung transplant.
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