ME Association Writes To Chief Medical Officer About Vaccine

Vaccination

From The ME Association.

The ME Association has written to Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, to seek clarification on COVID-19 vaccine priority for people with ME/CFS

Dear Professor Whitty and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation,

The ME Association is starting to hear from people with ME/CFS who are being told by their GP that ME/CFS is not an underlying health condition in relation to group 6 in the COVID-19 vaccine priority list that has been drawn up by the JCVI.

I believe this is incorrect because:

1.  Both the World Health Organisation (in ICD10 section G93.3) and NHS England classify ME/CFS as a neurological disease:

 

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