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CJD: An Unrelenting Dangerous Virus and a Chance Encounter with Greatness

Viruses can present disturbing quandaries to even the most eminent in the medical profession, and I came close to one — uncomfortably.

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The weather was cool I suppose because everyone seemed to be wearing a coat as we all sat in a large waiting room outside the hospital ward. Mostly silent, people were seated and waiting with one exception…




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