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For most people, insomnia won't kill you. But in one very rare, very specific case, not only is it deadly, it's lurking in your genes.

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Sources:

first case: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM198610163151605
other cjd:
https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Creutzfeldt-Jakob-Disease-Fact-Sheet
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/creutzfeldt-jakob-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20371226
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1229/

https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/fatal-familial-insomnia/
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1046/j.1365-2869.1999.00005.x
https://sci-hub.tw/https%3A//www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1474442203003235%23bib1
https://www.cdc.gov/prions/index.html
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ana.21358
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