British man gets 'mad cow disease'

April 26, 1996

LONDON, April 26 -- Doctors at a London hospital say (Friday) a 29-year-old man has been diagnosed as suffering from the human equivalent of the so-called mad-cow disease, Creutzfeldt Jakob disease. Another man and woman also are suspected to be suffering from CJD but doctors said it was not known whether the cases indicated a significant spread of the disease.

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