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Long Covid and ME/CFS (formerly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) are effectively the same illness, according to a University of Otago researcher.

Emeritus Professor Warren Tate leads a team at the University of Otago’s Department of Biochemistry that has been examining the similarities in the molecular patterns of long Covid and ME/CFS patients.

Tate told Nine to Noon these similarities were so great that it was “a travesty of justice” that people with the illnesses were treated differently.

The full article can be read here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018892129/long-covid-and-me-cfs-are-the-same-illness-researcher-says

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