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Creutzfeldt Jakob Dementia

Volume 173: debated on Tuesday 22 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health on what basis he is collating information relating to Creutzfeldt Jakob dementia; if he will publish the latest information that he has; and if he will make a statement.

The Department of Health has funded Dr. R. G. Will of Edinburgh university to investigate all relevant details of United Kingdom cases of Creutzfeldt Jakob disease. The study commenced on 1 May 1990. We will encourage the investigator to make available appropriate information from this study through presentations and publications in the scientific press.