Definition of vCJD in English:

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vCJD

abbreviation

Variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease.
Example sentences
  • The Department of Health has said that no evidence exists that vCJD has ever been transmitted through blood or blood products.
  • Scientists have identified a new strain of vCJD which could strike people previously unaffected by the disease.
  • There have been around 141 definite or probable deaths from vCJD since monitoring of the disease began.

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