28 August 1997
Mystery over vegetarian with CJD

Mystery over vegetarian with CJD

THE Times Body And Mind page discusses the mysteries that still surround the new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

It cites the case of vegetarian Clare Tomkins, who is seriously ill with the disease.

About half the population is said to have the genetic make-up which could make them vulnerable.

  • The Times 28/08/97 page 14