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Sharon Proudfoot has a rare and potentially fatal lung disease called pulmonary hypertension (PH). COVID-19 can worsen the symptoms of a chronic lung disease like PH and lead to more severe illness. Sharon’s life has become more challenging while she works to protect herself from the coronavirus, but did not change dramatically.
“I already didn’t have the energy to go out much. Everybody is feeling a bit of what I feel all the time. The biggest change for me is the delay of appointments for tests and clinical trials. We don’t know how long these trials will be put on hold. I am concerned about the long-term impact on treatment and the healthcare system.”

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