Jackson, James O.; Gibson, Helen; Graff, James; Penner, Martin; Sancton, Thomas
December 2000
Time International (South Pacific Edition);
Focuses on the spread of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Europe as of December 11, 2000. Contraction of BSE by humans, which causes the fatal variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; Effect that BSE has on beef markets throughout Europe; The slaughter of cattle due to the threat of BSE infection; Lack of knowledge about the disease. INSET: The Tragedy of Queniborough, by Helen Gibson.


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