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    Long-Distance Interferon Signaling: Could It Explain ME/CFS?

    I came across an interesting article and study about long-distance interferon signaling. Long-distance interferon signaling is where a viral infection just outside the brain, such as in the olfactory bulb, will trigger a signal which is sent to all the neurons inside the brain, warning of the...
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    unrelenting flu feeling

    Hello folks, I'd truly like to know how many of you have non stop flu feeling. Does the intensity of it vary throughout the day? Does it increase with length of illness? What do you do to bring it down?