Families Fear Losing Access to Life-Changing Cystic Fibrosis Drug as NHS Funding Decision Looms

LEEDS, UK – The parents of a baby girl with cystic fibrosis are facing a difficult situation as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published draft guidance deeming the life-changing drug Kaftrio too expensive to be offered on the National Health Service (NHS). Rula Samara-Sellers and husband Connor expressed deep concern about potentially losing access to the drug that could significantly improve the life of their daughter, Layla. Layla, who is …

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10-Year-Old California Boy Fatally Shot After Losing Bicycle Race

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A tragic incident took place over the weekend in Foothill Farms, a community northeast of Sacramento, as a 10-year-old boy lost his life after being shot by another 10-year-old in a fit of anger following a bicycle race, according to the victim’s mother. Keith “KJ” Frierson was fatally shot by the other boy, who has not been named due to his age, after losing the informal race on Saturday afternoon. KJ’s mother, …

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