Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Incidence
Facts about variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:
- Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is rare in the US.
- Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is caused by eating beef from infected cattle.
- An epidemic of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease reached its peak in 1993, in the United Kingdom.
- In 1993, only 153 cases of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease were reported in the world.
- New cases of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease are very rare because infected cattle are removed from the food supply.
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