17 February 1998
Oldest CJD victim to be confirmed

CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB disease is believed to have claimed its oldest victim following the death of Jayne Bishop, 53, a medical centre manager, from Wheatley, near Oxford.

Bishop died in hospital after a 14-month illness. Tests are taking place to confirm the cause of death.

  • The Daily Telegraph 17/02/98 page 6