Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Legal win for ME patient in the US - Shout Out About ME


When Ms Burmeister filed her lawsuit against the HHS and NIH back in January this year she accused federal administrators of playing a "secrecy game".

"Patients with this disease have been harmed, dismissed, ridiculed, abused, neglected and completely abandoned by the government, and as a result, by the medical profession, insurance companies, friends, family, neighbors, colleagues; in other words, by society at large," blogged Ms Burmeister at the time.

"This is largely due to the unscientific government-sponsored case definitions, another one of which was ordered from the IOM, which is the issue at the heart of my FOIA request.



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