Lonf COVID understanding informed by ME/CFS in USA

How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is helping doctors understand long COVID

The WMRA website from the USA has a podcast covering progress being made in approaches long COVID from lessons learnt through ME/CFS. The audio is available from the link below.

The podcast features Dr. David Putrino, director of rehabilitation innovation for Mount Sinai Health System. (@PutrinoLab), Dr. Lucinda Bateman, founder and medical director of the Bateman Horne Resource Center. (@LBatemanMD) and also Featured Hanna Tripp, director of operations for the Afghan Medical Professionals Association of America.


“Long COVID is destroying lives. It is actively destroying lives. And right now, there is no known cure for long COVID,” Dr. David Putrino says.

Meanwhile, researchers who’ve spent decades studying Chronic Fatigue Syndrome also known as ME/CFS, are saying, ‘We can help.’

“There is a lot to be learned from ME/CFS research and it would facilitate what’s happening in long COVID research and move it along a lot more quickly, if there was better coordination,” Dr. Lucinda Bateman says

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