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ME/CFS Diagnoses Could Rise After Coronavirus, Researchers Suggest

Saturday 23 May 2020


From Bustle:


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ME/CFS Diagnoses Could Rise After Coronavirus, Researchers Suggest

By JR Thorpe
May 22, 2020
© 2020 Bustle. All rights reserved.

In 2011, then-28-year-old Jennifer Brea started to show strange symptoms after getting over an infection. It took years for her to be diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).

"I was disbelieved eight years ago when I first began showing neurological symptoms of ME after a viral infection," Brea, the founder of ME/CFS activism group#MEAction, tells Bustle. "The years I went undiagnosed made my health much, much worse," she says.

Researchers and activists are concerned that just as Brea developed symptoms following an infection, some people who've survived COVID-19 might go on to develop ME/CFS.


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