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What causes a person to have mad cow disease?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Mad cow disease
Mad cow disease is an infectious disease that occurs in patients that have eaten cow meat that has been infected with the prion - it remains an extremely rare disease these days.

In brief: Mad cow disease
Mad cow disease is an infectious disease that occurs in patients that have eaten cow meat that has been infected with the prion - it remains an extremely rare disease these days.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Bad beef
The epidemic of atypical prion disease in the uk was the result of feeding animal-derived material to beef cattle.
Only people with a certain gene can get it, and it is from eating infected beef. If we believe the regulators, the food supply should be safe now -- but if you want to avoid beef (cooking does not disinfect it), that is up to you.

In brief: Bad beef
The epidemic of atypical prion disease in the uk was the result of feeding animal-derived material to beef cattle.
Only people with a certain gene can get it, and it is from eating infected beef. If we believe the regulators, the food supply should be safe now -- but if you want to avoid beef (cooking does not disinfect it), that is up to you.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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