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Lack of Government Funding for Fibromyalgia Research


US government funding figures for 2011 for ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia research:

"Multiple Sclerosis – $144 million funding – 500,000 Americans

Lupus – $121 million funding – 1.5 million Americans

West Nile Virus – $63 million – 3,630 Americans (in 2007)

Lyme Disease – $26 million – 150,000 Americans (since 2002)

Fibromyalgia – $12 million – 3 – 6 million Americans

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – $5 million – 1 – 4 million Americans" Read more about the lack of funding at fighting fatigue.org

3 comments:

  1. Lee - Thanks for posting this (depressing) information. What's funding like in Australia?

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  2. Wow! I had no idea...

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  3. yes, it is not very equal is it?

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