Original article appeared in the Otago Daily Times on 24 November 2020: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-poorly-recognised-nz-despite-evidence

Chronic fatigue syndrome has still not been well recognised by New Zealand health professionals or social agencies

Up to an estimated 25,000 people in this country were “afflicted with this debilitating and life-long disease

Emeritus Professor Warren Tate is a New Zealand biochemist and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Emeritus Prof Warren Tate, though officially retired, is continuing his molecular-level research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome at the university.