Rituximab started out as a chemotherapy drug but is now being used effectively in a variety of autoimmune disorders and is being studied in even more. Could Rituximab’s success mean that a large portion of the ME/CFS community actually suffers from an autoimmune disorder?The Fluge/Mella team suggested so, stating their results indicated
“CFS may be an autoimmune disease, often preceded by an infection, and targeting specific parts of the nervous system”
Autoimmune Disorders and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Short Review
An autoimmune disorder occurs when the immune system mistakes human cells for intruders and begins attacking them.