Photos of just some of the hundreds of people who have died, and continue to die.
‘1 in 2,000 of the Uk population now carry or incubate the human form of mad cow disease’ according to latest research by Health Protection Agency, The Lancet Infectious Diseases Volume 12, Issue 12, page 897.
Thousands affected, millions of us exposed UK and globally, to BSE infected meat, medicines, and vaccines, sourced from bovine material from cattle dying of BSE.
Donated blood is not screened for vCJD and neither are hospital patients. Incubation periods from ingesting deadly BSE material can be from 8 to 50 years before symptoms appear.
Strict veggies and people of all faiths have died of vCJD.
Kate Richer, Glasgow Uni
music graduate, Gosport, aged 21
Cut her finger whilst working with samples.
spent 10 months being treated in psychiatric ward before diagnosis.
Became ill working in the USA.
Yorkshire. Received blood transfusion during pregnancy.