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What happens to people who get mad cow disease?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
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In brief: Dementia

Mad cow disease in humans is typically referred to cruzfeld jacob disease symptoms is are a rapidly progressive dementia and jerking movements.

In brief: Dementia

Mad cow disease in humans is typically referred to cruzfeld jacob disease symptoms is are a rapidly progressive dementia and jerking movements.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry

In brief: Eventual death

"mad cow disease, " or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is a transmissible, slowly progressive, degenerative, and fatal disease affecting the CNS of adult cattle.
Humans can get a version called creutzfeldt-jakob disease by eating beef products contaminated with CNS tissue (brain and spinal cord) from infected cattle. Gradual depression, loss of coordination, dementia & death follow.

In brief: Eventual death

"mad cow disease, " or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is a transmissible, slowly progressive, degenerative, and fatal disease affecting the CNS of adult cattle.
Humans can get a version called creutzfeldt-jakob disease by eating beef products contaminated with CNS tissue (brain and spinal cord) from infected cattle. Gradual depression, loss of coordination, dementia & death follow.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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