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MillionsMissing: A Hidden Epidemic And A Day Of Action

Friday 30 September 2016

 

From The Huffington Post Australia:

 

Millions Missing
 

MillionsMissing: A Hidden Epidemic and a Day of Action

By Rivka Solomon
September 29, 2016
Copyright © 2016 The Huffington Post Australia Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.

A hidden epidemic has swept the globe -- and your neighborhood is not immune. In its wake are millions of lives ruined. Its silent victims are all ages, from all backgrounds and in every state across America: Up to 99,000 in Illinois, 152,000 in New York and 211,000 in Texas. There is no prevention, no treatment and no cure for this barely acknowledged disease that gets barely any government funding.

In total, there are 1 million to 2.5 million in the US, 17 million worldwide, whose lives have been devastated due to the most serious neuroimmune disease you never knew existed: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).

With up to 76,000 in Michigan, 79,000 in Georgia and 300,000 in California, these numbers make up the millions of people missing out on their lives, all because of ME. And I am one of them.

 

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