What’s wrong with the PACE trial anyway?

Laura Elliott
10 min readMay 4, 2021
Empty shoes lined up on the groun, with a red Millions Missing poster alongside it
Photo from a Millions Missing protest, which takes place around the world every May to draw attention to the plight of ME/CFS patients

There have been many comprehensive analyses of the controversial PACE trial data over the last few years, but with Long Covid becoming a growing concern, and sharing many similarities with ME/CFS, what follows is an accessible “primer” for anyone new to the area.

This article explains why many doctors, researchers, and patients object to the PACE trial recommendations of Graded Exercise

Laura Elliott

Disabled freelance journalist and copywriter. Words on feminism, disability, books, and healthcare — probably. Twitter @TinyWriterLaura