Here is Laura Vitale's response:Through sustained calls-to-action worldwide, #TimeforUnrest aims to:
- Gain mass and strategic recognition of ME as a debilitating illness suffered by millions;
- Mobilize a community of ME patients and allies to advocate on behalf of those with ME and other complex illnesses;
- Promote knowledgeable and empathetic care for ME within the medical community;
Published on Oct 31, 2017
ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) was named and described accurately in 1956, long before CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) came on the scene in 1988, invented by the US CDC with a strong psychiatric bias. ME is a distinct neurological disease (US and WHO ICD G93.3) that should never have been considered to be a part of CFS....