Congress - Force the CDC to investigate Morgellons Disease

The undersigned citizens of the United States urgently request a U.S. government oversight hearing to determine why the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is taking so long to investigate the cause of Morgellons Disease. The CDC has admitted that it has been receiving citizen complaints of symptoms of this disease for over a decade. Letters from senators from a number of states to the CDC calling for action on this apparently infectious condition that now affects about 9000 families have resulted in NO apparent investigation thus far by the CDC. Recently, a government oversight hearing was called for to investigate complaints of contaminated pet food and determined that there was system wide failure by the FDA to protect pets from contaminated foods. We believe ill and suffering individuals are at least as important as sick pets. There were a number of pet deaths attributable to tainted pet food. At least 15 persons have died directly or indirectly after being affected by Morgellons disease and thousands more are suffering and becoming disabled. Most were misdiagnosed as being delusional by dermatologists, largely untrained in psychiatric conditions, using badly flawed inaccurate and unsupportable assertions in the literature. Scientists have identified some of the physical manifestations of this disease using dermatoscopes, microscopes, DNA analysis and chromatography. The manifestations of this disease are real, multisystemic and progressive, not delusional. However the etiologic agent has so far not matched any known human pathogen. There is no cure. Time is of the essence since one half of the 9000 people identifying themselves as ill with this disease have done so within in the past six months. This may represent an emerging epidemic. In our opinion, the CDC is failing in its obligation of \"controlling the introduction and spread of infectious diseases,\" and we, the taxpayers have a right to know why this is happening and to have the current apparent failure of the CDC addressed immediately.

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The New Morgellons Order http://www.thenmo.org

Links

Oklahoma State University Research http://healthsciences.okstate.edu/morgellons/research.cfm The Mayo Clinic on Morgellons Disease http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/morgellons-disease/SN00043 The Morgellons Research Foundation http://www.morgellons.org

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  • linda marano the cdc needs to investigate

  • Anonymous Registered nurse that contracted morgellons from patient. I would have never believed this disease could be real if I did not experience it myself. I am also testing sero positive for Lyme disease. The constant pain and crawling from this disease has destroyed the quality of my life. I don't want money, I don't want unemployment. All I want is for this disease to be investigated and taken seriously. I can't even imagine small children going through what I am going through on a daily basis, but it is happening. I pray for everyone with this disease and hope someone will find answers for all of us.

  • Treva I Patton My sister is suffering with this,she has all over her body,she needs help and so do her 2 dogs.I would love if she and her dogs could get the help they need.

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