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Coroners 'reject plea over vCJD'

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Coroners say that checking for the infection that causes vCJD could undermine their neutrality. Science correspondent Pallab Ghosh reports on claims from scientists that the checks during post-mortem examinations could help find out how many people in the population have the infection without knowing it.

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