Research articles: herpesviruses and ME/CFS

No subject has been more fraught with controversy than the involvement of pathogens in ME/CFS. The herpesviruses have long been a special research focus in the field.

The following articles on the topic were written by Cort Johnson and form part of the Phoenix Rising research archive.

  • EBV III: HERV’s, Treatment Studies, Summary (2009) Examination of the implications of a 2004 study that indicated that EBV could accelerate disease pathology in some people by activating retroviral elements in our DNA (human endogenous retroviruses, or ‘HERVs’).
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