SOUTH AFRICA: Man develops CJD after brain operation
Government sources have confirmed that a 27-year-old South Africa man has contracted Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) after undergoing a brain operation to graft imported human tissue. The case had caused much concern over how he had contracted the disease, and whether it was classic CJD or variant (v) CJD, the strain associated with mad cow disease.
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