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.
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…”
We are launching a new leaflet and an update to add to the range that we have published since the very beginning of the pandemic and national lockdown.
Emma spent a decade in isolation at home after becoming severely ill with ME in 2004. She has been interviewed by the BBC together with Dr Shepherd.
“Since the coronavirus started to spread I have cancelled all my support because I wanted to be completely isolated.”
“The link between severe viral infection and M.E. is clear, as evidenced in the previous outbreaks of SARS and Epstein Barr.”
We’d like to know how you have been coping with the Covid-19 lockdown. Please take part in the survey and Facebook discussion.