Raising awareness of very real disease
Dear Sir, — I want to make an appeal to the local community to raise awareness for seriously ill children and adults with myalgic encephalomyelitis, a disease that causes brain inflammation, metabolic dysfunction and unrelenting flu-like malaise, among many other symptoms.
The week of 5th to 12th May is ME awareness week and this culminates with Millions Missing events on the 11th or 12th.
A quarter are too sick to leave bed or home, some being tube fed and completely dependent but receiving almost no medical care.
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