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Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Other Names for this Disease
  • New variant of CJD
  • Nv-CJD
  • Variant CJD
  • Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease
  • VCJD
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  • Can you tell me if variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) can be sexually transmitted? If scientists believe this is not possible, what evidence is there for this? Click here for answer