ME and Long-Covid

MEA Letter Published By The Times Re: Why Is Britain The Long Covid Capital Of The World ?

From The ME Association. Following a disappointing article from Josh Glancy that appeared in The Times on 14 June, the ME Association and Dr Charles Shepherd have now had an edited version of their letter published this morning. We show both versions of the letter below: Published Letter to The Times 16 June 2021 Re: Why is […]

Department Of Health And Social Care – Must Do Better

By Sally Callow in mefoggydog.org Despite being extra unwell with Covid19/Long Covid myself, I have been beavering away in the background (as much as my weary M.E-slammed body would allow) to try and make ‘the powers that be’ as aware as possible that Covid19 had the potential to cause chronic illness in many people during […]

Paradigm Lost: Lessons For Long COVID-19 From A Changing Approach To Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Brian Hughes, Steven Lubet and David Tuller in Health Affairs Blog. For decades, patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, the poorly understood illness also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome or ME/CFS, have experienced neglect from the medical establishment and dismissal from society at large. In recent months, however, the condition has gained remarkable visibility, […]

Symptoms Of Long-Covid “Like ME” Find Researchers

By Maja Grantham in Deadline. RESEARCHERS have discovered strong links between long Covid symptoms and those experience by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). sufferers. The effects of long Covid are now being realised around the world as around 10% of people who have covid 19 suffer from it. Some of those have ongoing organ problems, such as lung and heart […]

Trial By Error: Guardian Columnist George Monbiot Is Causing Long COVID, Says Professor Michael Sharpe

  By David Tuller, DrPH In a remarkable display of—well, I’m not even sure what to call it–Professor Michael Sharpe has blamed Guardian columnist George Monbiot and Long COVID support groups, among others, for the wave of people reporting prolonged symptoms after acute bouts of COVID-19. And during the same February presentation in which he made those observations, Professor […]

We Already Know Enough To Avoid Making The Same Mistakes Again With Long COVID

  By Todd E. Davenport , Staci R. Stevens , Jared Stevens , Christopher R. Snell  and J. Mark Van Ness in JOSPT.   Based on experience with past coronaviruses, the emerging challenge of prolonged symptoms after infection with the novel coronavirus 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) is unsurprising. Data from a large international web-based patient survey indicate substantial symptom overlap between long COVID and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue […]

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