A Project from the Sociology of Health & Illness Course Sp '11
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Interview with Dan Moricoli
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Very professional reporting. Only the the professional reporters of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among public media, have done any better. You obviously took the assignment very seriously and it shows. Well done!
The identification of clear bio-markers for the condition has been beyond the reach of medical science until very recently. Overwhelmingly, most research physicians in the field now believe the primary cause to be viral, very likely the triggering of one of the many retro-viruses which lie dormant in the human body.
Lastly, it should be noted that while the condition most often afflicts women over 40 it knows no age or sex boundaries. A great many children suffer with it and many have died as a result of misdiagnosis and mistreatment.
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