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BSE and vCJD

BSE-and-vCJD

In scientific terms Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) are Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). Put simply this means that the diseases can be passed on to animals or humans through eating contaminated tissue. Once it takes...