Fourth case of mad cow disease reported in Texas

June 5, 2014 7:53 PM

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Fourth case of mad cow disease reported in Texas

The fourth death from Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease caused by mad cow disease has been reported in the United States, health officials say.

Variant CJD or Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease is a fatal brain disorder mainly caused due to eating beef from cattle and ant with mad cow disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a press release.

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