AR-News: (US-wv) Family Affected By Mad Cow - Asking Government To Prevent Outbreak

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Sat Jan 3 22:12:26 EST 2004

Kevin and Donna Weekley have been watching the nation focus its attention
on the recent discovery of mad cow disease. But for them, it hits even
closer to home. Just a few years ago, Kevin's father, William, died from
the human form of mad cow.
Symptoms of mad cow disease are similar to those for Alzheimer's, so it
can be tricky to diagnose. But after a Columbus doctor performed a brain
biopsy, he shared a much more devastating message -- it was mad cow
disease and there was nothing that could be done to help.

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