Health

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

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European Commission, Ms von der Leyen
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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 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!

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

www.berlincures.de

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujNpMntcSms

www.mecfs.de

Reason

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 ME/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

Thank you for your support, Helga Kuipers from Berlin
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  • 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... further

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Why people sign

6 hours ago

Es darf einfach nicht sein, dass es Krankheiten gibt, die nicht oder nicht ausreichend behandelt werden können, weil es an Geld fehlt.

1 day ago

Bin selber beteiligt (seit 6 Monaten der HOELLE), ausserdem es ist hoechste Zeit, eine effektive Therapie fuer long Covid / post-Covid bzw. CFS zu finden!

1 day ago

Because Long Covid is real and the sooner we come to terms with it -- including research and medicines -- the better we will be able to deal with it. And this will in turn lighten the burden of the people who are affected and of their families *and* the healthcare system.

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