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UK hospitals assisted with CJD care

Thu, 05 Sep 2013


Noble’s Hospital was given assistance from medical centres in the UK after a patient was infected with a rare form of CJD.

The Department of Health has confirmed it has treated an individual for sporadic CJD, which affects just one in a million people.

It’s the same virus that produces conditions like mad cow disease although this version is not infectious or a threat to the public.

Dr Kishore is the director of public health. He says help was on hand from hospitals in the UK:

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