Excerpt from NBC Nightly News, November 2, 2006:
But now the top federal public heath agency is declaring that it is real, and that it affects more than 1 million Americans — four times as many women as men.
"People genuinely are suffering and there are things we can do to genuinely help them," says Dr. Julie Gerberding, who heads the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). "And we need to take this seriously as a real illness for a lot of people."More: