Tag Archives: COVID-19

Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics

Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics, by Mohammed F Islam, Joseph Cotler,  & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 25 Jun 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1778227]   Review Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic, resulting from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 … Continue reading

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The Health Minister, Covid-19, ME, rehabilitation & NICE

The Health Minister comments on Covid-19, ME, rehabilitation & NICE   The Health Minister Vaughan Gething has replied to the letter WAMES sent to him on International ME Awareness Day highlighting the links between Covid-19, PVFS and ME, and requesting … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Covid-19 and ME?

ME Awareness:         What’s the difference between Covid-19 and ME?   It is hard not to see many glaring differences between the attitudes to the illness I have struggled with for years and the latest public health threat. Covid-19 is … Continue reading

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Covid-19 or ME crash? – Kay’s story

ME Awareness Week:           Covid-19 or ME crash? – Kay’s story   ME and me, before C-19 I was first diagnosed with ME/CFS when I was in my teens, so I have lived with it for 25 years plus, with varying … Continue reading

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Post Covid-19 rehabilitation & PVFS

Physios4ME blog post: Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation, May 2020   During this national crisis many physiotherapists have been redeployed to front-line services, but as time goes on our attention will shift to the rehabilitation of survivors. COVID-19 is a new virus … Continue reading

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Covid-19 among ME/CFS patients: take part in a research study

Research on Covid-19 among ME/CFS patients   The European ME Alliance (EMEA) invites people to take part in a study to find out whether: ME/CFS patients more often get infected with COVID-19 than other people? people with ME/CFS have other … Continue reading

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NICE guideline work postponed

NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence letter, 27 March 2020   Dear Stakeholder, We wanted to update you on how NICE is working to support the NHS and wider health and care sector at this challenging time, … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Covid-19: information for you & your doctor

COVID-19 Information and Resources – Bateman Horne Center, March 2020   The Bateman Horne Center works for the medical advancement and treatment of  Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)and Fibromyalgia in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. In addition to the … Continue reading

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WAMES & 100+ organisations call for urgent Covid-19 changes to the Benefits system

DBC letter to Secretary of State on emergency Covid-19 measures   30th March 2020 The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC), a network of over 100 organisations, have written an open letter (below) to Thérèse Coffey, Secretary of State for Work and … Continue reading

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ME, Covid-19 & self-isolating

What do people with ME need to know about Covid-19 and self-isolating?              updated 10 April 2020   The Health Minister for Wales has confirmed that people over 70 and people with a range of health conditions, including  neurological conditions, should … Continue reading

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