Cases of mysterious neurological disease rise to 47

The government of New Brunswick says there are now 47 cases of a mysterious neurological disease, for which experts are still trying to figure out a source.As of last Thursday, there have been 37 confirmed and 10 suspected cases of "a...

As toll rises from N.B.’s mystery brain disease, Public Health pledges ‘regular updates’

The death toll of a mysterious brain disease found only in New Brunswick has risen to six people from a previously reported five, according to the Moncton neurologist leading the province's investigation into it.In an interview with CBC News, Dr. Alier Marrero also...

Shortage of N.B. health-care providers forces student to pay out of pocket to see gynecologist

Mhàiri Agnew has suffered from recurring abdominal pain for more than half of her life.When she first complained as a child, her longtime family doctor in New Brunswick suspected food allergies. When tests ruled that out, he blamed stress. "That was always...

What’s causing N.B.’s mystery neurological disease? Worried residents want answers

News this week that a cluster of more than 40 cases of an unknown neurological disease has been identified, and found only in New Brunswick, has residents of several communities on edge. View original article here Source

Environment a chief suspect in mystery neurological disease found only in N.B.

An unknown neurological disease that first surfaced in the province in 2015 appears to be a new condition found only in New Brunswick and is believed to be linked to environmental causes. View original article here Source

Environment the chief suspect in neurological disease found only in N.B.

The unknown neurological disease that first surfaced in the province in 2015 appears to be a new condition found only in New Brunswick and is believed to be linked to environmental causes. View original article here Source

New Brunswick monitoring more than 40 cases of unknown neurological disease

Public Health is closely monitoring a cluster of more than 40 New Brunswick patients with symptoms similar to those of Creuzfeldt-Jakob disease, a rare and fatal brain disease. View original article here Source

Mental health system should’ve been fixed after report 12 years ago, advocate says

A retired judge who called for the transformation of New Brunswick’s mental health system 12 years ago, says nothing has been done to fix it. View original article here Source

Daughter told she needed rapid COVID test to see dying father in hospital. He died before she could get one

Louise Rice drove hours from Quebec to New Brunswick to see her dying father. But during the final hours of his life, she was left stranded in the hospital parking lot — prevented from going inside to say a final goodbye because...

80-year old kicked out of hospital for holding husband’s hand

Kim Crevatin and her family have been navigating the changing COVID-19 restrictions at New Brunswick long-term care homes and hospitals since the pandemic began.The Riverview woman understands the need to keep vulnerable populations safe but believes there should be more...
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