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,...

In a follow-up to a report of a poster presented at IDWeek2018 concerning a relatively recent case of vCJD linked to the consumption of squirrel brains, an expert from National Prion Disease Pathology...

By Vincent Racaniello, PhD A sensitive and specific blood test has been developed that could be used to limit the risk of transmission of prion disease through the blood supply (link to papers one and...

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In a follow-up to a June 2, 2014 report of the fourth vCJD case in the United States in Texas, health officials from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department...