Jamie Deckoff-Jones MD:
People have written that they are concerned that I'm too invested in XMRV. This is not all about XMRV.
If they prove tomorrow beyond a shadow of a doubt that XMRV is a lab contaminant and not present in humans, it doesn't change a thing in terms of what needs to happen next. At the very least XMRV has brought attention to an international disgrace.
If XMRV is buried under a mountain of negative studies, or if XMRV is truly not a human pathogen, millions of people still need treatment for neuroimmune illnesses that are consistent with simple retroviral infection. Read more>>