Lo/Alter MLV paper – list of major press and blog stories

Evidence of mouse-related virus gene sequences in the blood of people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has been found by a team led by Harvey J Alter at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. But their study published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences calls for more studies to see if these gene sequences play a causative role in the development of the illness and whether they represent a threat to blood supply.