By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

In 2010, a French lab worker named Emilie Jaumain, accidentally pricked her thumb with a lab instrument during an experiment with prion-infected mice.

7.5 years later, symptoms began and 19 months after the onset of symptoms, Emilie died from variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).

In the video, I go through the story and and look at why experts believe she died from vCJD.

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