Latest estimates on the risk of transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) through donated blood components are lower than previous reports, the UK government says. The Department of Health and Social Care used a mathematical model to provide a ‘highly precautionary’ estimate of how many future clinical cases and infections could occur. The model assumed there ...
Risk of vCJD transmission through donated blood is decreasing: report
By Nicola Garrett
14 Nov 2019