Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease Diagnosed in Texas: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob

Disease from beef products infected with “mad cow” has caused the death of a Texas man from Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD). The diagnosis was confirmed after an autopsy of victim’s brain was completed.The CDC and the state of Texas have said the death is related to beef consumed while the victim was traveling outside the United States. […]