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Exhausted by Illness, and Doubts

New York Times article by David Tuller, a journalism professor at Berkeley, on chronic fatigue syndrome and the retrovirus XMRV. The main focus of the article are four papers published in the journal Retrovirology at the end of 2010 which pointed to contamination as a potential issue for those attempting to isolate XMRV. He reviews the response of the press, scientists, and CFS patients to these papers.
 
 

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