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Insights from Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Insights from Dr. Anthony Fauci

Dr. Fauci's journey into the realm of long COVID began with a call from Kenton Kaplan, a student at Georgetown University. Kaplan, experiencing debilitating fatigue, dizziness, and memory inconsistencies, attributed these symptoms to a COVID-19 infection likely contracted at a New Year's Eve celebration. Kaplan's recovery was not just a personal triumph; it marked the beginning of Fauci's exploration into the complexities of postviral illnesses. In a conversation spanning decades, Fauci revealed that postviral illnesses, including what we now term chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), have been on the medical radar for nearly 50 years. Early research on these conditions faced challenges in diagnostics, leaving many individuals grapplin...