March 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p1
Academic Journal
Reports on the concerns about widening human exposure to variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (vCJD) in elk and deer in the U.S. Formation of a committee at the Institute of Medicine to look into the matter; Fear of transfer of chronic wasting disease from animals to humans; Suggestions of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the issue; Method of killing vCJD strains on surgical tools.


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