Charlie Russell, 27, is one of an estimated 600,000 people with post-Covid illness, a condition that may give an insight into ME – with Dr Charles Shepherd.
Carol Monaghan has tabled an Early Day Motion that we would like you to encourage your own MPs to support. A template email is included for you to use.
The ME Biobank team with Dr William Weir are hoping to conduct research into Post-Covid and ME/CFS. Please register your interest in taking part.
Paul Garner continues his BMJ Blog, explaining his experiences with Long-Covid and calls for appropriate guidance and support.
“The NHS is urging people to exercise at a time when many, just like people with post-viral ME, need to rest, recuperate and pace themselves,” Countess of Mar.
The serious concerns expressed by the MEA about the Covid recovery guideline resulted in a reply from NHS England and an article in The Times newspaper.
GET may not be suitable for treating post-covid syndrome according to NICE. This BMJ article explores the issue with comment from Prof. Paul Garner.
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New Statesman: For #LongCovid sufferers – around 5 per cent of those who catch the disease – debilitating symptoms drag on interminably.
The Express: Coronavirus sufferers may be experiencing a “post-Covid syndrome” according to expert Dr Charles Shepherd.
The uncertainty surrounding recovery from Covid-19 is something that we hope is being discussed within the NHS and Government, but pacing and self-management remain the only options for many people.
We update our general leaflet on Covid-19 and ME/CFS and this is reproduced below along with all our range of free leaflets about the infection and lockdown.
The ME Association said many people are asking whether or not their post-Covid fatigue could be developing into ME.
Paul Garner, Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, talks about those who have not recovered from Covid-19.
While the majority of people with mild illness recover completely in 14 days, doctors say they’re seeing a small percentage like Montano who remain sick for many weeks, or even months.
For people with ME/CFS going back to work. Discusses the Returning to Work Risk Assessments.
“Worse is the fear of getting this nasty coronavirus. I know if I get it I could be in serious trouble, especially with the Asthma, but even with M.E…”
“There is abundant evidence that ME/CFS can follow apparently infectious illnesses of uncertain cause, or a clearly diagnosed infectious illness…”
A north Somerset couple have been swimming the length of the English Channel at home to help save a charity that supports their daughter.