Creutzfeldt-Jakob

File photo of a test by researchers into mad cow disease, and  its human varient Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

Autopsy Confirms Rare Brain Disease In NH Patient’s Body; CT Patients Warned

New Hampshire public health officials say an autopsy has confirmed that a patient who may have exposed others to a rare brain disease died of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

09/20/2013

File photo of human brain. (credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

NH Patient Likely Died Of Rare Brain Disease

Public health officials believe one person in New Hampshire has died of a rare, degenerative brain disease, and say there’s a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were exposed to the fatal illness through surgical equipment.

09/04/2013

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