The NIH laid a huge egg when someone invited Edward Shorter, a Toronto psychiatrist who makes Simon Wessely look like an angel, to speak on ME/CFS. Shorter not only denies the disease exists but calls ME/CFS patients “groaning victims” and belittles their “tales of woe”.
He’s now slated to speak on the history of a disease he believes constitutes nothing more than a psychic epidemic. His misanthropic and trivializing approach to ME/CFS has no place at the NIH or indeed any other respected medical institution. Find out more in
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