[iii] Reuters. “The spread of mad cow disease,” December 23, 2003.

1986
Cattle in Britain begin to suffer from a condition similar to scrapie in sheep, nicknamed “mad cow disease” due to the behavior of the sick cows. The cause is unknown, though some suspect the feeding of rendered scrapie-infected sheep to cattle.

Mad cow, a degenerative brain disease, is fatal to humans.

Mad Cow Disease-Overview - WebMD

May 1995
Stephen Churchill, 19, becomes the first victim of a new version of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). His is one of three vCJD deaths in 1995.[i]

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March 1996
British Health Secretary announces to the British House of Commons that mad cow disease is “the most likely explanation at present” for “10 cases of CJD in people aged under 42.” This is the first time the British government admits BSE could be transmitted to humans in a variant form of CJD. After this point, 4.5 million cattle are destroyed.


Mad Cow Disease Found In California: What Are The Risks …

It really is a judgment call what you do asyou're waiting for the knowledge to catch up."Mad Cow disease, or Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, first appeared inEngland but has since spread to several countries in Europe.

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-- webmaster]In England, the country hardest hit by Mad Cow disease, at least 20 peoplewere exposed to the infection by receiving blood donated by people who hadthe human form of the illness but didn't yet know it, Jones says.

What Causes Mad Cow Disease? | The Medicine Journal

For days, Britain's European partners have been anxiously waiting to see if the virus � which can be transmitted by people, cars, clothes, manure, water, hay and even the wind � would jump the channel, which at its narrowest is 21 miles wide, dealing an blow to a farming industry already reeling from the effects of the mad cow crisis.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare dementia, ..

Food and Drug Administration officials want to ask makers of the allergen extracts used in allergy shots to take steps to further reduce any possible risk of "Mad Cow"disease.

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What exactly isBSE? BSE, that is bovine spongiformencephalopathy, also known in Britain as the mad cow disease, is a progressive, lethal central nervous system disease ofcattle.

Deadly Mad Cow Disease in Humans - Verywell

December 20, 2012
USDA establishes rule requiring most livestock traveling across state lines to be tagged for traceability of Mad Cow disease. Cattle under 18 months are exempt, as are chicks moved across state lines directly from a hatchery.

Mad Cow Disease Fast Facts - CNN

Federal regulators, concerned about the spread of Mad Cow disease to theUnited States, are expected to announce a policy that beefs up restrictionson potential blood donors who have spent time in Europe.