No Room For Complacency Regarding Population Subclinical vCJD? (PLoS Pathogens)

Summary

After a near-miss mini-epidemic of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) in the 1990s, experts caution that:

“It is essential that we do not become complacent and continue both surveillance and risk management strategies in both human and animal prion diseases”.

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Reference

Diack, AB. Will, RG. [and] Manson, JC. (2017). Public health risks from subclinical variant CJD. PLoS Pathogens. November 30th 2017; 13(11): e1006642.

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