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Ben HsuBorger

CDC releases post-COVID guidance: 4 takeaways for ME/CFS

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published interim guidance for evaluating and caring for patients with post-COVID conditions.* The CDC will present this guidance to clinicians on a public COCA Call on Thursday, June 17th from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET. This guidance deserves a detailed review of what has

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Ben HsuBorger

CDC releases flawed review of ME/CFS treatments for public comment

On May 16th the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a notice of request for public comments on its systematic review draft report for diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS which will remain open until August 16, 2021.  You might not realize it from the above description, but this is the latest milestone

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Ben HsuBorger

#MEAction urges Congress to hold NIH accountable

#MEAction has sent a letter to the Congressional House Subcommittee on Health (Energy & Commerce Committee), following their recent congressional hearing on Long COVID.  Our letter urges Congress to hold the National Institutes of Health (NIH) accountable for expediting treatments to people with ME/CFS and Long COVID. To make this happen, we urge Congress to

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#MEAction

Global media tells the story of the #Millionsmissing

We are thrilled to see the press tell our story of the #MillionsMissing this year, and the #MillionsMore “long haulers” expected to develop ME/CFS following a COVID-19 infection.   In Pittsburgh, a mother of four told her story in the Tribune-Review about her 25-year journey of never recovering after contracting EBV, the virus that causes Mono.

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Laurie Jones

Telebriefing was a success!

We were thrilled at the outcome of the #MEAction press briefing last week where we invited a panel of experts to discuss the intersection between long COVID and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) to the media. The panelists made it crystal clear that a subset of long haulers are meeting the criteria for ME, and that it

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#MEAction

Solve M.E.’s Advocacy Week and the Long Covid Alliance

Solve M.E. Advocacy week will be from Sunday, April 18th, 2021 to Saturday, April 24th, 2021. As a core member of the Long Covid Alliance and a partner on Advocacy Day, #MEAction would like to encourage you to participate in this important event if you are able. The keystone event is Advocacy Day, on Tuesday,

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