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Britain / Mad Cow Disease / Scientific Warning #406460

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 02, 1996
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(Studio: Arthur Kent) Debate within the European Union over how much to pay to help Britain finance its plan to kill cattle because of "mad cow disease" reported.

(London: Rob Reynolds) Earlier warning from British scientists about a link between BSE disease in cattle and CJD in humans examined. [In Parliament, British Prime Minister John MAJOR - defends the government response.] [Microbiologist Harash NARANG - says he gave Parliament evidence of the spread of the spongiform encephalopathy to humans in 1990 and offered a BSE test to the government in 1988.] Narang's loss of his job noted. [Food policy analyst Tim LANG - accuses the government of arrogance in its treatment of Dr. Narang.] [National CJD Surveillance Unit Dr. Robert WILL, British health secretary Stephen DORRELL - comment on Narang's test.] ["The Guardian" newspaper Sarah BOSELY - explains the government's position.]

(Studio: Arthur Kent) Gathering of international veterinary and medical experts to discuss the possible link between "mad cow disease" and human brain disorders reported.

Kent, Arthur;
Reynolds, Rob

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