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Revised precautionary measures to reduce the possible risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease by blood and blood products.
This finding led to bans in the wild meat trade from Nan Shan Zhong (Guangzhou Respiratory Disease Research Institute) similar to the ban on eating nervous system tissue from cows that was implemented after new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease emerged in Britain.
Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Chikara Sakaguchi said Thursday the possibility is low that a teenage girl in a Tokyo area hospital has new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD), a fatal brain-wasting illness linked to mad cow disease.