In the 1980’s HIV/AIDS was the number one cause of death in young adults in the U.S. Whole countries were being decimated. The NIH promised it would commit ten percent of its entire budget to fight HIV/AIDS. Thirty years later it’s still giving ten percent of its budget to HIV/AIDS.
Times are changing though and HIV/AIDS historic set aside may be coming to an end. That means hundreds of millions of dollars of research funding could be opening up. The question is how much will ME/CFS and/or FM get?
In August, we shared with you that we and six other ME/CFS organizations had submitted a proposal to the National Center of Health Statistics (NCHS) to fix the coding of ME/CFS in the US International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-CM). Today, we are writing with an update on that proposal and asking that you sign the