Tag Archives: COVID-19

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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For many COVID-19 survivors, another devastating syndrome may follow – ME/CFS

For many COVID-19 survivors, another devastating syndrome may follow, by Barbra Williams Cosentino, in Next Avenue, January 8, 2021   Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is on the rise. Lisa Shanks, 48, was a healthy, energetic cardio-dance and fitness … Continue reading

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Role of mitochondria, oxidative stress & the response to antioxidants ME/CFS: a possible approach to SARS-CoV-2 ‘long-haulers’?

Role of mitochondria, oxidative stress and the response to antioxidants in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a possible approach to SARS-CoV-2 ‘long-haulers’?, by , Warren Tate in Chronic Dis Transl Med. 2020 Nov 21 [doi: 10.1016/j.cdtm.2020.11.002]   Review article abstract: A … Continue reading

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Living with CFS during lockdown and a global pandemic

Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome during lockdown and a global pandemic, by G Brewer, K Stratton in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 1 Oct 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1827503]   Research abstract: Objective Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a condition characterised by extreme fatigue that … Continue reading

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Physios for ME podcast: a case study of post viral fatigue/ long Covid/ chronic Covid 19

  Podcast: Physios for ME present a case study of Post Viral Fatigue/Long Covid/Chronic Covid 19. A conversation about key aspects of pacing, avoiding PEM and how a skilled physiotherapist can be of help. [31 mins]  

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