Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD)
You are considered at risk for vCJD (also known as Mad Cow Disease) and are not eligible if:
1980 through 1996
You spent time that adds up to three months or more in the United Kingdom including England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, and Falkland Islands.
1980 through 2001
You spent time that adds up to five years or more in France or Ireland. Time spent in Ireland does not include time spent in Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.
1980 to the present
You received a blood transfusion in France, Ireland, or the United Kingdom including England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, or the Falkland Islands.