Food agency acts to allay fears over scrapie scare

UK - The Veterinary Laboratories Agency, which is the UK’s official animal health headquarters based in Surrey, confirmed yesterday that it is investigating a previously unknown case of the sheep brain disease scrapie, discovered in a dead animal subject to a post-mortem examination in England. This disease has been tenuously connected with BSE in cattle and, by implication, with variant CJD in the human population.

Source: The Scotsman
calendar icon 8 April 2004
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