World Parkinson’s Day
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Holidays & Observances on April 11
Today is World Parkinson’s Day, an international observance established to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease. This is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. In 2015, PD affected 6.2 million people and resulted in about 117,400 deaths globally.