HC Deb 19 June 1997 vol 296 cc294-5W
Dr. Gibson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what research he has evaluated on the change in incidence of the new variant form of CJD. [3835]

Ms Jowell

New variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD) came to light in early 1996. Mathematical modelling indicates that it is likely to be three or four years before we can make soundly based predictions of the likely course of the disease.

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