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Japan confirms 19th case of mad cow disease

02 June 2005

JAPAN - A nine-year-old Holstein cow in Hokkaido, north Japan, was diagnosed with the 19th case of mad cow disease in Japan, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said Thursday. The cow was born in the spring of 1996, which was around the same time as many other cows infected with the disease called bovine spongiform encephalopathy were born. Source: english.people.com.cn



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