Nerve signals now cannot be sent from the brain and spinal cord throughout the body.
Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy can be fatal, often within just a matter of weeks or months. However, if the immune system can be strengthened, it is possible to recover from PML's debilitating symptoms, though severe neurological impairment may remain.
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