Van Elzakker's Vagus Nerve Hypothesis for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)

Does a vagus nerve infection cause ME/CFS?

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    A neuroscientist, Michael Van Elzakker, has proposed that a infection in or around the vagus nerve is causing it to tell the brain to produce the flu-like symptoms found in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). His hypothesis is currently being tested.