Fourth case of Variant VJD mad cow disease confirmed in Texas

June 7, 2014 6:01 PM

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Fourth case of Variant VJD mad cow disease confirmed in Texas

A Texas man has been diagnosed with Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), taking the toll of confirmed case to four in the United States.

The man was keeping unwell since long and began treatment on May in a Houston hospital. He didn’t respond to the treatment and died on May 15. The autopsy report detected the presence of vCJD in his brain on June 2.

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