5 October 1999
Six die this year from nvCJD
SIX people have died this year from new-variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (nvCJD) derived from contact with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), according to the department of health.
In total, 46 have died from the disease since it was identified in 1995.
- CJD cases rise to 40, FWi, 16 April 1999
- Proving the link between BSE and CJD, FWi, 23 October 1998
- Research fails to find link between beef and CJD, FWi, 10 April 1998
- The Independent 05/10/99 page 6 (In Brief)