cjd : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n rare (usually fatal) brain disease (usually in middle age) caused by an unidentified slow virus; characterized by progressive dementia and gradual loss of muscle control
- Mary Harney in China Daily
Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Mary Harney said she "learned with deep regret that the diagnosis of a young male patient in a Dublin hospital, confirms that he is suffering from variant CJD. My thoughts and prayers are with the patient...