Who are these people who actually have CFS? Those with xmrv? Do the xmrv-cfs study on people who actually have xmrv? You people talk as if CFS is objectively testable/diagnosable disease. It is not. It is all empirical till they find some biomarker that closely correlate to CFS as defined currently, be it Canadian or CDC. The studies will tell us about either/both the viability of xmrv as the biomarker and the validity of definitions. Hang in there, suspend your paranoia for now and let the scientists do their work.