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WHEREAS, Myasthenia Gravis is a rare, autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness of the voluntary muscles, and the disease may be controlled by medication and other treatments, but it is also fatal; and

WHEREAS, Myasthenia Gravis causes weakness in breathing and the skeletal muscles; and

WHEREAS, because of its rarity, many are often misdiagnosed and untreated due to lack of awareness; and

WHEREAS, the month of June is an opportunity to increase awareness efforts and provide information and support to people with Myasthenia Gravis while promoting research, education, community programs and advocacy;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  June 2017 as

 Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month in Nevada

 

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