TIL of Émilie Jaumain, a 24-year old lab tech who cut her finger while working with mice in 2010. 7 years later, she suddenly developed severe neck pain that spiraled into anxiety, hallucinations, and finally her death. The years-earlier accident had given her a brain-destroying prion disease.

Read more: https://www.science.org/content/article/france-issues-moratorium-prion-research-after-fatal-brain-disease-strikes-two-lab

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