Awoken virus

Causes permanent brain damage

Art by Anna Deveaux, M.Sc.

This story is not about The Virus. John Cunningham (JC) virus is usually asymptomatic. But chances if you have been exposed to this invisible enemy in your youth, you still carry it dormant inside your body. This virus may provoke life-threatening irreversible brain damage.

JC virus is one of nine new viruses infecting humans that were discovered in 1971. Almost 90%…

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