ME/CFS Patients 'Act Up'

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    ME/CFS Patients ‘Act Up’ - Inspire Positive Media Coverage Despite XMRV Hullabaloo

    ProHealth.com
    June 5, 2011

    "This issue is not going away... Heck, if we have to drag our beds to an HHS building to make a statement, it is my hope that we will do just that." – Rivka Solomon on paltry government spending for ME/CFS research

    On May 10, a group of ME/CFS patients led by Rivka Solomon staged a mini-demonstration in front of the US Department of Health & Human Services in Washington, DC. Their message: Allocate more government funding for ME/CFS research, now!

    Next, on May 25, a group of patients & advocates staged a similar protest in front of the HHS offices in San Francisco. See their statements in the video and read more here:

    http://www.prohealth.com/library/showarticle.cfm?libid=16310&B2=MSGBD