Sickle Cell Disease

Or called (SCD)

Genetic Disorder

There are lots of genetic disorders like Tay-Sachs, Williams syndrome, but the one that is most common. It is all over the world like Africa, North America, Italy, and many places. That genetic disorder is called Sickle Cell Disease or called SCD.


What is the disease? What does the disease do to a person?

Sickle cell disease is a disorder that affects the red blood cells, which use a protein called hemoglobin to transport oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body, the blood cells change shapes from a circle to a sickle shape. People with SCD get tired easily and blood cells die.

How many people are affected? Who is affected? How common is it?