By Danny Ze-dog on Tuesday, January 11, 2011:
The official transcript of the entire Dec 14 Blood Products Advisory Committee Meeting is now up at:
For now I thought I would provide the full statement by Dr. Alter that closed the session.
Lastly, I'm not a chronic fatigue doctor, but I have learned a lot about chronic fatigue in the last six months and have spoken to a lot of patients.
I'm absolutely convinced that when you define this disease by proper criteria, this is a very serious and significant medical disease, and not a psychological disease. It has the characteristics of a viral disease.
It usually starts with a viral-like illness. If XMRV is not the causative agent -- and it may well not be -- there is still need by other groups to look for the next agent which may be the case. Read more>>