Tag: Covid-19

Covid Vaccinations and ME/CFS: Community Feedback!

We provide a summary of the feedback received from people with ME/CFS who have had the vaccine or who have tried to get the vaccine as a priority.

Guardian: The NHS must learn from its mistakes with other post-viral conditions such as ME/CFS – more research is vital

George Monbiot spoke with Dr Charles Shepherd before publishing a very good article about the lessons that should be learnt from ME/CFS for those now suffering from Post or Long-Covid.

ME Association writes to chief medical officer about vaccine priority for ME/CFS

The ME Association has written to Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Officer, and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, to seek clarification on COVID-19 vaccine priority for people with ME/CFS Dear Professor Whitty and the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, The ME Association is starting to hear from people with ME/CFS who are […]

BMJ Rapid Response: Long-Covid & ME/CFS by Dr Nina Muirhead

Nina Muirhead, SAS Doctor Dermatology Surgery, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Amersham Hospital, Whielden Street Extracts Re: Long covid: doctors must assess and investigate patients properly Dear Editor, I strongly echo this sentiment from my long COVID colleagues about assessing and investigating patients properly and would like to add that doctors must also diagnose patients properly. […]

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, safety and ME/CFS – what we know so far

by Dr Charles Shepherd, Medical Adviser, ME Association With the start of vaccination against COVID-19 occurring this week, we are receiving queries about where people with ME/CFS will be on the priority list. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has produced a list of different groups of people in the order that they […]

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