Journal mBio reported the results of a prospective, multicenter analysis of chronic fatigue and XMRV and found no evidence of XMRV infection.
The etiology of chronic fatigue syndrome remains elusive. I am sympathetic for those who suffer from chronic fatigue. As a profession, we must not mislead patients by suggesting that the malady is an infectious disease or that a simple cure or treatment is at hand.
It is time to move on.