A lesser evil

时间:2019-03-07 02:16:01166网络整理admin

By Matt Walker THE horrific possibility that millions of people in Britain will fall victim to the human form of BSE is looking increasingly remote. The latest figures suggest that the final death toll is likely to be on the scale of thousands rather than millions. Researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the Epidemiology of Infectious Disease in Oxford have worked with statistics on how many infected cows were slaughtered, how much infected material entered the food chain and the course of the cattle epidemic. From this,