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MEA statement on retrovirus XMRV and ME/CFS

RETROVIRUS XMRV and ME/CFS:  WHAT DO WE KNOW SO FAR?  AND WHAT DON’T WE KNOW? BACKGROUND   On Friday 9 October, the front page of the UK Independent newspaper carried a major news item under the heading, ‘Has science found the cause of ME?’  This referred to new research findings from America which indicate that a recently […]

Has science found the cause of ME?

Lead story in The Independent, 9 October 2009, by science editor Steve Connor Scientists say they have made a dramatic breakthrough in understanding the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome – a debilitating condition affecting 250,000 people in Britain which for decades has defied a rational medical explanation.

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