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Rare is everywhere

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There are more than
rare and orphan diseases
in the world

Source: Nature
Haendel et al. 2020 10.1038/d41573-019-00180-y

Image by Ryoji Iwata

around 5%
of the world population 

is affected by a rare disease

Source: Nature
Nguengang et al. 2020 10.1038/s41431-019-0508-0

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Rare is not rare
In the world

> 400 million

Image by Alexander Andrews

95% of Rare diseases

do not have drug

Rare and neglected diseases

frequently undiagnosed

in emerging countries

immeasurable numbers

Source: Orphanet
Fermaglich et al. 2023 10.1186/s13023-023-02790-7

Source: Frontiers
Taruscio et al. 2023 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1079601

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