Tag Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19 & post-infectious ME/CFS: a narrative review

COVID-19 and post-infectious myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a narrative review, by Sonia Poenaru, Sara J Abdallah, Vicente Corrales-Medina, Juthaporn Cowan in Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease. Jan 2021 [doi:10.1177/20499361211009385]   Bottom line Many post-acute COVID-19 symptoms resemble post-infectious ME/CFS Acute … Continue reading

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APPG on ME meets 19 April 2021: impact of COVID-19 on people with ME/CFS

ME Association blog post: APPG on ME: Annual General Meeting and the impact of COVID-19 on people with ME/CFS, April 6 2021   The Annual General Meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) will take place on … Continue reading

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UK House of Commons Q&A – CFS/ME not in the clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 category

UK House of Commons Written Questions and Answers: Coronavirus: Vaccination   Asked by Andrew Gwynne MP (Denton and Reddish in Greater Manchester) 19 March 2021 To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, for what reason people … Continue reading

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Managing COVID-19 post viral fatigue syndrome

Managing COVID-19 post viral fatigue syndrome, by Charles W Lapp and Joseph F John  in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, Feb 22, 2021   Article abstract: In online surveys, over 50% of persons who contract COVD-19 experience symptoms lasting longer than … Continue reading

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Long COVID – we’ve been here before

British Medical Association news:  Long COVID – we’ve been here before by Jennifer Trueland, 12 February 2021   Long COVID is a new condition, but those who have endured years of ME/CFS can share their common experience – and a … Continue reading

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Will COVID-19 lead to ME/CFS?

Will COVID-19 Lead to ME/CFS? by Anthony L Komaroff and  Lucinda Bateman, in Front. Med.  [doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.606824]   we assume that only 10% of Long haulers will be left with ME/CFS COVID -19 could generate 10 million new cases of … Continue reading

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Ampligen – AIM doses first ‘long hauler’ patient in trial of post-Covid-19 infection

Clinical Trial Arena: AIM doses first ‘long hauler’ patient in trial of post-Covid-19 infection, 7 January 2021   AIM ImmunoTech has dosed its first Covid-19 ‘long hauler’ patient in the active AMP-511 Expanded Access Program (EAP) with the Ampligen (rintatolimod) … Continue reading

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UK ME charity statement on the Covid vaccine

Forward-ME: ME charity statement on the Covid vaccine, 12 January 2021   We are receiving a very high number of enquiries from people with M.E. asking if they should have the Covid-19 vaccine, and when they should expect to be … Continue reading

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Statement on long COVID & ME/CFS by the International Alliance for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IAFME)

Statement on long COVID and ME/CFS by the International Alliance for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IAFME)   IAFME is a formal collaboration between national organizations representing patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).  SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) continues to affect millions of people globally. … Continue reading

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Post-viral fatigue: implications for long Covid

Post-viral fatigue: Implications for long Covid, by A P Smith in Asian Journal of Research in Infectious Diseases 6(1): 17-23, 2021 [doi : 10.9734/AJRID/2021/v6i130182]   Review abstract: There has been extensive research on post-viral fatigue, and the present mini-review and … Continue reading

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