UMDF Connect

Meet the Hardison Family

Hannah Hardison, 26, loves sitting on the couch in her Charlotte, NC, home, eating Teddy Grahams, drinking milk, and watching The Sound of Music, preferably with one of her three siblings. Even though her mitochondrial disease limits her physically, nothing keeps her from showing love for her brothers, Ned, 30, Shep, 27, and her sister, Ansley, 22.

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Letter to State Health Officials Regarding Vaccine Access for Patients with Mitochondrial Disease and Metabolic Disorders

As the leading advocacy group representing patients with mitochondrial disease or metabolic disorders, we thank your state health department for its ongoing efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccinations equitably and effectively. We respectfully write to encourage you to include individuals living with mitochondrial disease or other metabolic disorders as a priority in the administration of any FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine.

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