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last ditch effort to approve ampligen

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by Andrew, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Andrew

    Andrew Senior Member

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    I just got a forward of this email. I voted

    Dear Friends,

    Someone who was moved by patient testimony at the FDA hearing on Ampligen started an online petition to the FDA, which has already gotten 2,300 signatures from patients like us. My husband Robert is planning to deliver the petition to the FDA by the February 2 approval deadline. Please join us in signing it and spreading it, so we can break 3,000 this week!

    http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/ampligen/

    The FDA Advisory panel voted that Ampligen is safe enough to market, given the serious and life-threatening nature of the illness and the lack of any approved treatments or medicines in the pipeline.

    The FDA is noticing patient involvement on this decision, which is very good for our illness. Thank you for your emails to the Secretary of Health and the FDA. Keep them coming too! This petition is important as well because the FDA hasn't gotten 3,000 signatures on our illness before.

    We can't let the FDA deny the only medication for ME/CFS in advanced clinical trials and send a message to pharmaceutical companies that it won't approve ME/CFS treatments.

    Please sign and spread it today! Thanks for your voices.

    Courtney Miller
    Reno, Nevada
     
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  2. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem All Good Things Must Come to an End

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    Signed it. I figured it couldn't hurt.
     
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    Firestormm

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  4. Kati

    Kati Patient in training

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    Best wishes to Bob and his family.

    thank you for this sacrifice. i will support the best I can. i have sent an email as directed above.
     
  5. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Firestormm

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    No announcement as at today (3rd February) but according to this from Research 1st (CAA) any decision would be sent to the manufacturer in confidence for them to relay presumably. The article linked also features Bob Miller's efforts to raise awareness.
     
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