Category: new york magazine
Correctives from Putrino & Iwasaki (and Others) to the Long-Covid-Is-Psychosomatic Claims
By David Tuller, DrPH When the pandemic began, everyone involved in the ME, CFS, and ME/CFS domain assumed that there would be a wave of post-acute, prolonged complications, since every virus seems to leave in its wake a small but still significant number of people who report a range of non-specific symptoms. It was also […]
Is the Long Covid Phenomenon an Expression of “Psychosocial Distress”?
By David Tuller, DrPH For the second time in a few weeks, a major US news organization has provided Professor Michael Sharpe, lead PACE investigator and one-time Virology Blog commenter, with a high-profile platform to disseminate his typical blather and nonsense. Both articles—the first in New York Magazine, the second in The New Republic–-have presented […]
More on that New York Magazine Piece Pushing Psychogenic View of ME/CFS and Long Covid
By David Tuller, DrPH So getting back to that long, ill-informed and poorly reported New York Magazine article on the purportedly psychogenic nature of both long Covid and ME/CFS…I responded in a twitter thread to the article’s misrepresentations of my criticisms about the PACE trial. The journalist, a science writer named Jeff Wise, didn’t interview […]