Editorial: Would you want to know if you had vCJD?
来源：未知 作者：弥裟康 时间：2019-03-02 10:05:01
THE UK’S adventure with BSE is not over. Relatively few people have developed variant CJD, the human form of the disease, despite nearly everyone having eaten infected meat in the 1980s and 1990s, and the infection is largely gone from cattle. But there is another way to catch it: from blood. Last week a post-mortem confirmed that a third person had become infected with vCJD after receiving blood from an apparently healthy donor who later developed the disease (see “Mad blood”). Blood transfusions, we now know,