New 'mad cow' victim

New 'mad cow' victim

September 10, 2001 The Daily Telegraph

PARIS: A fourth potential victim of new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, the human form of "mad cow" disease, has been identified in France, according to a government website. The French National Institute of Health, which updates the number of identified cases of the disease each month, said on its website ( "To date, four certain or probable cases of the vCJD have been identified in France."

Until now, three French people have died as a result of the fatal condition, which is caused by infected beef and has so far proved incurable. The fourth person is alive.

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