URGENT ACTION ALERT: Ask your Representative to Co-sponsor H.R. 7057!
Solve M.E. is proud to endorse H.R. 7057, The Understanding COVID-19 Subsets and ME/CFS Act, to authorize a $60m program expansion for ME/CFS research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and expand public and medical education ME/CFS initiatives.
Ask your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 7057 today!When passed, this legislation will bolster ME/CFS research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by including an additional $60 million for existing ME/CFS research projects and expanding into connections between ME/CFS and COVID-19 survivors. It will also enable existing public education programs to include ME/CFS and post-viral disease information, with a focus on early diagnosis.“We cannot let the number of ME/CFS cases rise due to a lack of research and understanding. As we battle the coronavirus, this critical legislation will help us respond to this ME/CFS hidden health crisis. While we are facing a monumentally dangerous public health crisis, we must take all necessary steps not only to stem the spread of COVID-19, but also to prevent and control its lasting repercussions.”-- Representative Jaime Raskin (MD-08)It is essential that as many co-sponsors as possible join this action in a united voice to call for increased funding for post-viral research into ME/CFS.Please contact your Representative TODAY and ask them to ask them to join this effort.Use the form below to send a message to your REPRESENTATIVES to urge their support. *Don't forget the Prefix drop down box!*