Health

Funding for BC 007 drug against Long Covid and ME/CFS

Petition is directed to
European Commission, Ms von der Leyen
15.966 Supporters
Collection finished
  1. Launched September 2021
  2. Collection finished
  3. Filed on 31 Jan 2022
  4. Dialog with recipient
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Petition was submitted

at 03 Feb 2022 12:55

Liebe Unterstützende,
mit beeindruckenden 15962 Unterschriften wurde die Petition beendet und ist nun auf dem Weg zu Frau von der Leyen in Brüssel und zum Petitionskommittee des Europäischen Parlaments. Auf diesem Weg noch einmal ein herzliches Dank an alle! Ich werde über Neuigkeiten berichten.
Viele Grüße,
Helga Kuipers

Dear supporters,
Our petion closed with an impressive 15,962 signatures and is now on its way to Ms von der Leyen in Brussels and to the Petitions Committee of the European Parliament. Thank you so much for your support. I will keep you posted about any news.
Best wishes to all,
Helga Kuipers



Changes to the petition

at 05 Nov 2021 22:52

A little more time is needed to organise the handing over of the petition to the EU commission.


New deadline: 15.12.2021
Signatures at the time of the change: 10.155


Subscription period active

at 27 Sep 2021 17:53

Dear supporters
Thank you for your signatures and comments and for spreading the petition. Thanks to you we are on the way to 7000 (!) Signatures!
Last week the German Ministry for Education and Investigation decided on the distribution of the Long Covid funds and took BC 007 into account. Most of you will already be informed about this, but here is the link (in German I'm afraid): www.bmbf.de/bmbf/shareddocs/kurzmektiven/de/2021/09/long-covid-forschung.html

This is a first success !! This means that a clinical test phase can begin as a preliminary stage to the approval studies. But our petition continues. First, the approved funding is just a start and a drop in the ocean. Second, the signatures from around the world make the international urgency very clear. The EU must also invest in Long Covid research! The more signatures we collect before the petition goes to Brussels, the better. So let's go on!
Thank you again and all the best,
Helga Kuipers


Changes to the petition

at 24 Sep 2021 21:29

change from CFS/ME to the official denomination ME/CFS


New title: Funding for BC 007 drug against Long Covid and CFS/MEME/CFS

New petition description:

Sehr geehrte Frau von der Leyen,

an estimated 5,6 million EU citizens suffer from Long Covid - exact statistics are not available. They suffer tremendously and most are unable to work. So far no therapy is available. 17 million patients of CFS/ME worldwide share the same fate.

C007 is a drug developed by BerlinCures that neutralizes Long Covid autoantibodies. It is easy to administer, has no side effects and has so far been successfully tested in 5 healing attempts at the Erlangen University Hospital. BC007 could cure millions of those affected, it is the world's first drug against Long Covid and CFS/ME!ME/CFS!

But development stalled because no funding was granted.

We ask you, Frau von der Leyen, to provide EU funding for further testing of BC007. Your party colleague Mr. Laschet promised me in person on the program "Klartext" (9.9.21, 20h15, Zdf) to look into this.

Massive funding and a reduction of bureaucratic barriers were possible when developing a vaccine. Please take care of Long Covid and CFS/ME NOW and make speedy testing of BC 007 possible!

www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/suche/long-covid-1919600

www.berlincures.de

www.n-tv.de/wissen/Medikament-wirkt-gegen-Long-Covid-article22768621.html

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujNpMntcSms

www.mecfs.de



Neue Begründung:

Long Covid has already torn millions of people from their lives in the European Union alone. So far no therapies are available. BC 007 could enable millions of Long Covid patients in the EU and eventually many more millions around the world to get their lives back. It could do the same for millions of CFS/MEME/CFS patients who have been suffering for decades!

At the same time, the welfare states would save huge sums of money in terms of sick pay, disability pensions, rehabilitation and so on.

Thanks for your support,

Helga Kuipers from Berlin


Signatures at the time of the change: 6.184


Changes to the petition

at 15 Sep 2021 17:37

I included CFS/ME in the petition as BC 007 should be tested for both!


New title: Funding for BC 007 drug against Long Covid and CFS/ME

New petition description:

Sehr geehrte Frau von der Leyen,

an estimated 5,6 million EU citizens suffer from Long Covid - exact statistics are not available. They suffer tremendously and most are unable to work. So far no therapy is available. 17 million patients of CFS/ME worldwide share the same fate.

C007 is a drug developed by BerlinCures that neutralizes Long Covid autoantibodies. It is easy to administer, has no side effects and has so far been successfully tested in 5 healing attempts at the Erlangen University Hospital. BC007 could cure millions of those affected, it is the world's first drug against Long Covid!Covid and CFS/ME!

But development stalled because no funding was granted.

We ask you, Frau von der Leyen, to provide EU funding for further testing of BC007. Your party colleague Mr. Laschet promised me in person on the program "Klartext" (9.9.21, 20h15, Zdf) to look into this.

Massive funding and a reduction of bureaucratic barriers were possible when developing a vaccine. Please take care of Long Covid and CFS/ME NOW and make speedy testing of BC 007 possible!

www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/suche/long-covid-1919600

www.berlincures.de

www.n-tv.de/wissen/Medikament-wirkt-gegen-Long-Covid-article22768621.html

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujNpMntcSms

www.mecfs.de



Neue Begründung:

Long Covid has already torn millions of people from their lives in the European Union alone. So far no therapies are available. BC 007 could enable millions of Long Covid patients in the EU and eventually many more millions around the world to get their lives back. It could do the same for millions of CFS/ME patients who have been suffering for decades!

At the same time, the welfare states would save huge sums of money in terms of sick pay, disability pensions, rehabilitation and so on.

Thanks for your support,

Helga Kuipers from Berlin


Signatures at the time of the change: 898


Temporäre Sperrung aufgehoben

at 14 Sep 2021 11:53

Sehr geehrte Unterstützende,

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at 13 Sep 2021 15:52

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