Leading World Expert to visit New Zealand

Leading World Expert in Myalgic Encephalopathy/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to visit New Zealand

Professor Nancy Klimas will be visiting New Zealand in late November, at the invitation of Associated New Zealand ME Society (ANZMES), to update the medical community on recent developments in the research, diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with ME/CFS, and the ongoing investigation into the possible links with xenotropic murine leukemia virusrelated virus (XMRV).

Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating long-term disease that can affect anyone. In New Zealand, it is estimated that there are around 20,000 sufferers. It is thought to afflict around 150,000 in the UK, and over one million in the US.

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