Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle

A man who has Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is at the centre of litigation in a specialist court.
The man developed the rare and fatal condition a decade ago and is one of the longest survivors in Britain, judges have heard.
His case is being analysed in hearings at the Court of 
Protection, where issues relating to people who lack the mental capacity to make decisions for themselves are considered.
Judges in London have ruled that the man, who is in his 60s and in hospital on a ventilator, cannot be identified by journalists.
A judge had ruled that the name of the disease could also not... read more

 
21 July 2018 in Hot News, Views: 65
Source: Scotsman
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