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By On September 10th, 2013

Eight N.H. Patients are Being Monitored for Rare Fatal Brain Disease

New Hampshire officials released a statement last Wednesday saying they are closely monitoring eight patients who may have been exposed to a deadly brain disease. Surgical equipment used on these eight patients was found to have been contaminated by proteins that cause Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) from an earlier procedure. The instruments had been sterilized using…

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