Professor Abigail Dumes was recently mentioned in The New Yorker article, "What Would It Mean for Scientists to Listen to Patients?". 

An excerpt from the article reads, "Both Long covid and post-vaccine syndrome fall into a category that Abigail Dumes, a medical anthropologist at the University of Michigan, calls contested illness—disorders that present with more symptoms, like exhaustion, than signs, like abnormal exam findings or lab results. “Contested” is not a euphemism for fake or psychosomatic; it’s a term to describe conditions that have controversy surrounding their causes, diagnostic criteria, and treatment approaches."

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