Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 15th, 2000
The report studied the risks of the cattle ailment - bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE - spreading beyond the nine European nations with confirmed cases.
"It is still unlikely, but cannot be excluded that BSE is present in the USA and Canada," said a European Union statement on the report by a team of European scientists.
The European Union's Scientific Steering Committee found that mad cow disease "is uncertain, but likely" in Italy, Spain, and Germany,...
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