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Researchers warn covid-19 could cause debilitating long-term illness in some patients | Washington Post | 30 May 2020
Two key figures in worldwide ME advocacy – Brian Vastag and Beth Mazur – review the research.
“Worse is the fear of getting this nasty coronavirus. I know if I get it I could be in serious trouble, especially with the Asthma, but even with M.E…”
“There is abundant evidence that ME/CFS can follow apparently infectious illnesses of uncertain cause, or a clearly diagnosed infectious illness…”
A north Somerset couple have been swimming the length of the English Channel at home to help save a charity that supports their daughter.
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community.” Prof. Paul Garner.
We are launching a new leaflet and an update to add to the range that we have published since the very beginning of the pandemic and national lockdown.
Dr Charles Shepherd contributes to a new article about Covid-19 and possible Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome.
ME Awareness: Higher risk of developing ME after coronavirus diagnosis, warns University of Leicester | 08 May 2020
“The link between severe viral infection and M.E. is clear, as evidenced in the previous outbreaks of SARS and Epstein Barr.”
“I have spoken to 111 several more times as my chest was worse but have been told to stay in bed for 1-2 more weeks and even minimise talking if necessary.”
We’d like to know how you have been coping with the Covid-19 lockdown. Please take part in the survey and Facebook discussion.
“I suspect that the losses faced by many people with M.E. are in some ways uniquely different to almost every other patient group.”
ME Association Weekly Update: Coronavirus and ME/CFS – Free Leaflet and Vulnerability Letter | 24 April 2020
Dr Shepherd has updated the weekly bulletin on covid-19 and ME/CFS.
We provide a weekly update on Covid-19 in a new free leaflet and a letter about vulnerability to be used when required.
Evidence is mounting that Covid-19 infection might lead to instances of PVFS meaning we may see an increase in cases of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
Dr Shepherd provides another update and comprehensive guidance for people with ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd provides an update and comprehensive guidance for people with ME/CFS.
We are continuing to work as normally as possible during what is a very challenging time for everyone.
Coronavirus Covid-19: Latest Government advice and what it means for people with ME/CFS | 17 March 2020
New Government guidance has been issued that will affect people with ME/CFS.
Dr Shepherd updates on the situation and explains how you can help prevent the spread of this infection and minimise exposure.