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Section - 2.12 Is CFS related to AIDS?

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Enough is known about the mechanisms of both diseases to say that they are =
not the
same. The fact that they both seem to involve the immune system, and that s=
ome
not-fully-researched viruses might have some effect in both, have caused a =
few people
(notably Neenyah Ostrom, a writer for the New York Native) to speculate tha=
t there is
a common mechanism. The facts that CFS has no correlation to HIV nor shows =
any
AIDS-like breakdown of the immune system shows that these illnesses are not=
 the
same. It is nonetheless true that the broad family of immune-related illnes=
ses are
becoming increasingly important in these times.

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