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OMFCA Honors Severe ME Day 2022

OMFCA Honors Severe ME Day 2022

Today, August 8, 2022, marks Severe ME Day. On this day of solidarity and recognition, Open Medicine Foundation Canada (OMFCA) would like to shine a bright light on all those who live in darkness. Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) affects over 20 million worldwide. Now millions more are affected due to Long COVID.

It is estimated that 25 percent of those with ME/CFS are severely ill. Many cannot leave their beds and in some cases are tube fed, unable to care for themselves.

Many people with severe ME/CFS live inside one room, and the view stays the same day in and day out. These are the many views of people with ME/CFS:

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View our online View for ME Gallery here. Let’s make sure the world sees who you are and why we need to fund research today! 

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Take a picture of your view, post to social media and hashtag #TheViewforME. Caregivers are welcome to submit. 
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