1 November 2017 (Wednesday) - Spreading by Transfusion

Can you catch Alzheimer’s disease? Fear has been growing that the illness might be capable of spreading via blood transfusions and surgical equipment, but it has been hard to find any evidence of this happening. Now a study has found that an Alzheimer’s protein can spread between mice that share a blood supply, causing brain degeneration…

The rest of the article can be found here. Thought provoking… back when it was found that HIV was spread by the transfusions of blood products I wondered just how many other things might be spread that way… here’s one such.

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