John R. McQuiston zje8 at cdc.gov
Thu Jan 28 08:56:50 EST 1999

Here's a web site describing everything you asked.



In article <0Tnr2.13451$IJ3.58441887 at WReNphoon2>, tedmeyrick at mail.clara.net 
>Could someone enlighten me. Is there ANY proof that BSE
>has Ever infected a human? The so-called "new variant"
>is only so defined because is occurs in patients
>younger than have been previously diagnosed. Admittedly
>the histology is different, but wouldn't that be
>expected in younger brain tissue? Where is the expected
>epidemic? Why has the incidence of CJD not changed
>drmatically for the last twenty years or longer? With
>the incidence of hamburger consumption being what it
>has been by the young why are there so few cases? What
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