Identifying a group whose ME/CFS was caused by a viral infection has high scientific value. Although there are many different infectious causes of ME/CFS, we understand that only COVID-19 and Glandular Fever are routinely tested for and common enough to give us enough people to study.

The largest ever DNA study of ME/CFS

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