What disease does stephen hawking have?

Balo concentric sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis MS
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJD
Lou Gehrig's disease ALS
Hawking has a rare ear­ly-on­set, slow-pro­gress­ing form of amy­otroph­ic lateral scle­ro­sis (ALS) that has grad­u­al­ly paral­ysed him over the decades. He now com­mu­ni­cates using a single cheek muscle attached to a speech-­gen­er­at­ing device.

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Balo concentric sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis MS
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJD
Lou Gehrig's disease ALS
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flagAustria
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flagthe United States
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagPoland
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flagUnknown
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flagDenmark
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flagUkraine
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Gender

men21%
women16%
Balo concentric sclerosis
18%
13%
Multiple Sclerosis MS
40%
47%
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJD
20%
22%
Lou Gehrig's disease ALS
21%
16%

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