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(From Aberdeen Press & Journal (UK))
A Young Deeside man has died of a debilitating illness that is thought to affect just one in a million people.
Adam Morrish, of Crathes, has lost his fight against Sub-acute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) - a rare neurological condition which is caused by measles and is believed to affect no more than 20 people in the UK at any one time.
The 24-year-old contracted measles just before he was to be vaccinated at 14 months but his illness was complicated by a severe gastric infection.
However, it was not until 11 years later in April 1993 - just before his 12th birthday - that his parents' worst …