Cruetzfeldt-Jakob and Mad Cow Disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a frightening, fatal malady that causes the human brain to disintegrate. And most scientists believe a form of Creutzfedlt-Jakob is transmitted by ingesting brain or nerve tissue from cattle infected with mad cow disease. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and neurologist and author Oliver Sacks.
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Cruetzfeldt-Jakob and Mad Cow Disease

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Cruetzfeldt-Jakob and Mad Cow Disease

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Cruetzfeldt-Jakob and Mad Cow Disease

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a frightening, fatal malady that causes the human brain to disintegrate. And most scientists believe a form of Creutzfedlt-Jakob is transmitted by ingesting brain or nerve tissue from cattle infected with mad cow disease. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and neurologist and author Oliver Sacks.

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