1939 Middlesex outbreak

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In 1939, the Harefield Sanatorium in Middlesex, England experienced an outbreak. At the time, doctors recorded "persitent myalgia following sore throat"[1] that infected 7 hospital staff[2].

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  1. Hyde, Byron (1992). The Clinical and scientific basis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Ogdensburg, NY: Nightingale Research Foundation. pp. X. ISBN 0969566204. 
  2. Patarco-Montera, Roberto (2004). Medical Etiology, Assessment, and Treatment of Chronic Fatigue and Malaise. Haworth Press. pp. 6–7. ISBN 078902196X. 


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