In the News
Keep up to date with the latest news articles from around the world.
Articles represent the views of their authors and not ME/CFS SA. Always seek advice from a registered health practitioner before changing your care plan.
20 January, 2022
Coronavirus Can Persist For Months After Traversing Body
New research may inform understanding of long Covid symptoms.
10 February, 2022
Coronavirus Cases Are Dropping. It's Time To Talk About Long COVID.
COVID-19 case counts are beginning to fall again in the San Francisco Bay Area. But for many of the hundreds of thousands of residents infected in the past month, a huge question lingers: Am I going to develop long COVID?
30 June, 2020
Coronavirus In Ireland – Doc Warns Young People Are Not Immune From Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After Catching Covid-19
Young people who catch Covid-19 can develop Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and pass the coronavirus onto loved ones who may die, a Dublin GP has warned.
15 July, 2020
Coronavirus May Cause Fatigue Syndrome, Fauci Says
There is evidence that some people develop a long-term fatigue syndrome from coronavirus infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci has said.
22 June, 2020
Coronavirus Patients Could Develop ME, Group Warns
A medical group in the UK has warned that coronavirus patients could develop Chronic Fatigue Syndrome if their recovery is not properly managed.
27 August, 2020
Coronavirus – Hungary's Chief Epidemiologist: Many Recovered Patients Dealing With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, PTSD
Many people who have recovered from COVID-19 have ended up developing chronic fatigue syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder, Hungary’s chief epidemiologist has said.
09 September, 2020
Coronavirus: Disabled 'Pushed Out' Of Post-Lockdown World
02 December, 2020
Costa Book Awards: Susanna Clarke Nominated For Second Novel After 16-Year Wait
A profile of UK author and ME/CFS sufferer Susanna Clarke.
17 November, 2021
Could Long Covid Unlock Clues To Chronic Fatigue And Other Poorly Understood Conditions?
The quest to find answers is increasingly important as the covid pandemic approaches a turning point. Now that vaccines and therapeutics have lessened the chance of severe illness and death and people are eager to return to normal life, is the threat of long covid an ongoing reason to avoid contracting the virus? Others wonder: Could endemic covid leave millions disabled with long-haul symptoms every year, creating a growing public health crisis?
21 November, 2021
Council’s Care Act And Human Rights Failings Left Woman Malnourished And Degraded, Says Watchdog
UK Ombudsman finds authority failed to follow medical advice regarding woman with ME and severe dietary needs, meaning these were not met, and also criticises lack of communication from social worker.