the notes of the family helped the Doctors, the course of the disease for what it really was: A man from the USA is likely to have died after the consumption of squirrel brains to the new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD).
according to Reports, the 61-Year-old of 2015, complained first of all about concentration difficulties and was not able to go independently. The Doctors in Rochester can diagnose then, vCJD in man. The disease attacks the Central nervous system and is always fatal.
the news site, “Live Science Reported the case,” citing a report from the treating hospital in the US state of New York.
it is Known that the brain disease vCJD was after in the UK, many people of meat from cows with mad cow disease (BSE) had eaten. According to Clues from the family, the doctors now suspect that the consumption of squirrel brains has increased the vCJD risk to the patient.
The 61-Year-old was a hobby hunter, and I have also eaten squirrel, it said. It was unclear whether he had eaten the brains of the animals, or in the case of the meat was eaten, it was also been contaminated.
The disease vCJD was detected in the man by means of nuclear spin tomography and examination of the cerebrospinal fluid. A ultimately necessary brain examination after death, stand first of all, but still.