What Is Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)?
SCD affects thousands of people living in Pennsylvania and affects 100,000+ people in the United States alone. There are over 300,000 infants born each year, worldwide with SCD. SC Disease and SC Trait are common in many ethnic groups including African, Arab, Asian, Black, Caucasian, Greek, Indian, Italian, and Latino. Trait facts: 1 to 3 million blacks in the USA have the trait; 100 million blacks worldwide have the trait.