Difference between revisions of "Bovine spongiform encephalopathy"

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Recently, a Texas man died and autopsies revealed that he died of mad cow disease. This was only fourth reported vCJD case in the world since 2012. Researchers are trying to determine how he could have been infected with this disease. They found out that the man was a US citizen that was born outside of the United States and had been previously exposed to the BSE/vCJD agent in either Kuwait, Lebanon or Russia. The Canadian Food inspection Agency also recently confirmed another case of mad cow disease in a cow from Alberta. However, no part of the cow has entered the human food or animal feed systems.
 

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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Transmission

Control

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Kuru

Treatment

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