Is the New Variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease from Mad Cows?

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Science  09 Aug 1996:
Vol. 273, Issue 5276, pp. 748
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5276.748


Smith and Cousens outline the epidemiological evidence that a new form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is due to the same infectious agent as the one causing the outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in British cattle.