Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Dutch have human "mad cow" disease

Dutch have human "mad cow" case but say beef safe - Healthypages news: "The Netherlands reported its first human case of 'mad cow' disease on Thursday but said Dutch beef is safe to eat. "

The interior ministry said in a statement a patient at a hospital in the central town of Utrecht had been diagnosed with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob (vCJD), the human form of "mad cow disease".

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