More illness linked to BSE

The government's advisers on BSE and its deadly human form, CJD, are to urgently reconsider whether BSE-like diseases in cattle may have links to more than one fatal brain condition. And there may be more than one type of BSE: scientists in Italy have reported that a form of the disease discovered in some animals tested in their country has a signature resembling sporadic CJD in people.

Source: The Guardian
calendar icon 18 February 2004
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