January 17, 2022
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#746 Is New Brunswick Covering Up A Deadly Brain Disease?
There's a mystery disease that's plaguing people in New Brunswick. People as young as 18 are seeing the results of full-blown dementia. Desperation is taking hold for families that feel answers are still a long way away.
Jesse Brown
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Tristan Capacchione
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Sarah Lawrynuik
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Jonathan Goldsbie
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Kieran Oudshoorn
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There’s a mystery disease that’s plaguing people in New Brunswick. It starts with some muscle pain or spasms, before basic tasks like reading become impossible. For many, the disease progresses to full-blown dementia. For patients and families, government response has proven to be lackluster and desperation and frustration is taking hold as the search for answers drags on.

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