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.
Carol Monaghan raised awareness of the similarity in symptoms and management of Long-Covid and ME/CFS in the recent debate in parliament.
We want to hear your views about having the Covid-19 vaccination and we’d welcome your feedback if you have already had the vaccine.
Dr Shepherd discusses the Covid-19 vaccination programme and issues relevant to people with 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 […]
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. […]
There has been good news in recent days about potential vaccines for Covid-19 that could see an end to restrictions for people in the UK by Easter 2021…
We have updated the range of free leaflets about Covid-19/ME/CFS and the current restrictions and include a new leaflet aimed at Students…
We attempt to summarise the situation in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales as it relates to people with ME/CFS.
Dr Charles Shepherd wrote a piece for The Virginia Waters Magazine where he shared his insights into Post-Long Covid-19.
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.
New Statesman: For #LongCovid sufferers – around 5 per cent of those who catch the disease – debilitating symptoms drag on interminably.
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.
Paul Garner, Professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, talks about those who have not recovered from Covid-19.
“I am reading materials about pacing and CFS/ME and listening to the CFS/ME community.” Prof. Paul Garner.
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.
“I have spoken to 111 several more times as my chest was worse but have been told to stay in bed for 1-2 more weeks and even minimise talking if necessary.”
Post-viral fatigue is being reported following Covid-19 infection. We explain the issue and offer best management guidance.
Dr Shepherd has updated the weekly bulletin on covid-19 and ME/CFS.