TITLE

WHO updates vCJD toll

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/1/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 7, p885
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the number of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) cases that have been documented since the first case was reported in March 1996. Report of only one case in Canada; Locations of the other reported cases; Increase in the infection of younger people, which is proving the disease far different from its classical presentation; Widespread concern of the transmission of vCJD.
ACCESSION #
9326493

 

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