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NIH's "All Of Us" Research Program Is Expanded For Covid-19

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NIH's huge "All Of Us" Research Program is being expanded in three ways to add COVID-19 research:

1. Blood samples from 10,000 of its current participants will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies which if positive will indicate prior exposure to the virus.

2. Medical records of 200,000 participants (many have reported a COVID-19 diagnosis) will be studied in detail.

3. A new on-line survey will allow for the study of COVID-19 "symptoms" in detail and over time. Hopefully this will capture COVID-19 "long haulers" whose symptoms, genetic data, and medical records could be compared to the nearly 2500 ME/CFS participants already in the "All Of Us" database.

https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2020/06/16/nihs-all-of-us-program-joins-fight-against-pandemic/
 
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NIH's"All Of Us" Research Program is discussed on this 2019 PR thread:

https://forums.phoenixrising.me/thr...lling-in-nihs-all-of-us-research-study.76309/

To join the "All Of Us" study (goal is to enroll one million participants):

www.joinallofus.org

To view data about current ME/CFS participants (I.e.,, gender, age of onset, etc):

https://researchallofus.org

Hopefully researchers will study the data on the 2500 ME/CFS patients in this massive NIH database especially now with the addition of the COVID-19 patient data.

Many, many thanks to all of the ME/CFS patients and healthy controls who have enrolled to date! :thumbsup:

@Janet Dafoe