Four People Hit By Deadly Prion Disease Near Vancouver

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CJD Cluster In Canada Editor’s Note: As the following news story indicates, deadly prion disease (known as Creutzfeldt-Jakobs disease in people, mad cow disease in cattle, and chronic wasting disease in deer, elk and moose) has struck four people simultaneously in British Columbia. Based on government risk models, such an event is impossible. The facts