Study shows ME/CFS 'virus link' found in children

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A study on children has found further evidence that ME, or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, could be caused by a virus.

Scientists at the University of Dundee study found abnormalities in the white blood cells of children with ME/CFS, suggesting they had been fighting off infection.

Period7 Sep 2010

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  • TitleStudy shows ME/CFS 'virus link' found in children
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC News
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date7/09/10
    DescriptionScientists at the University of Dundee study found abnormalities in the white blood cells of children with ME/CFS, suggesting they had been fighting off infection.

    ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), causes debilitating tiredness.
    Producer/AuthorEleanor Bradford
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-11204884
    PersonsJill Belch