AVIVA Semi-Finals: National ME/FM Action Network is competing for $100,000
The National ME/FM Action Network in Canada is competing for $100,000 for biomedical research of ME and FM in the Aviva Community Fund contest. With thanks to all who helped, they made it through the first round of voting into the Semi-Finals.
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Article: Allies - Annette Whittemore Endorses CFIDS Association and Two Other Organizations In Chas

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  1. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    That was a great try! If you look at their front page every announcement is by the CAA but the posts in the most recent section contain posts by everyone else...It is a different setup and I can see how it's confusing..........

    Great try though!! :D
     
  2. Kina

    Kina Moderation Team Lead

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    I can't get onto page two or three of this thread -- get an error message -- "This error (HTTP 406 Not Acceptable) means that Internet Explorer was able to receive information from the website you visited, but the information was not in a format that Internet Explorer can display." This is only happening on this thread.
     
  3. Andrew

    Andrew Senior Member

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    I have a slightly different view of this. Because so many people are speaking out against XMRV, now is the time when WPI need help the most. Now is the time when other ME/CFS groups should be making sure they have the funds to get the work done. Leaving WPI to slug it out all alone is not in the best interest of patients. They should be helping to see this thing to the end.

    And btw, I think it's fine for other ME/CFS groups to be skeptical of XMRV, but they should still be supporting this research. That's what research is for. To find out one way or the other. Not to prejudge and ignore.
     
  4. OneWaySurvival

    OneWaySurvival Senior Member

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  5. justinreilly

    justinreilly Stop the P2P! Adopt "ME" & CCC!

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    I was forwarded an email from CAA director Amy Devine soliciting votes for CAA, but not mentioning WPI. As usual, I am disappointed in the failure of CAA to get fully behind WPI.

    I hope that CAA's directors get the message from the fact that they won no money in round two that Kim McCleary and Dr. Vernon are liabilities and that CAA needs radical change to remain viable. But I'm not holding my breath.
     

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