WHO updates vCJD toll

April 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/1/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 7, p885
Academic Journal
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.


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