Living with CF

Germs and Staying Healthy

People living with CF are at greater risk of getting lung infections than those who don't have the disease. That's because thick, sticky mucus builds up in their lungs, allowing germs to thrive and multiply. Fortunately, there are steps that people with CF, their families and caregivers can take to avoid germs wherever possible.

I'm not going to let germs stop me from living my life, but I am going to be smart about certain things.

Brent Pace, adult with CF

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