Of course, there are also arguments against the debunkers' position—chiefly that they also stand to make money off what they're saying, or at least save money. One article compares the situation to a "street fight" in the medical profession; it notes that EI naysayers have a reason to claim that it's not a real disease: they often also work as consultants for large companies that would potentially have to pay huge settlements and costs for medical care. Another article claims, amid scores of exclamation points, that most doctors are in the thrall of the big drug companies and are terrified of liability; they are therefore loath to deal with an unconventional disease that can't be treated by the drugs they have at hand.




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