Mad cows and Englishmen: The aftermath of a BSE scare

Richmond, Caroline
April 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p1043
Academic Journal
Describes the aftermath of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease epidemic in Great Britain in 1994. Number of deaths caused by the disease; Public avoidance of beef or beef-derived food; Slaughtering of young cattle to restore public confidence in beef; Note on the understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome.


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