Friday, February 10, 2012

Rare brain disorder in Marin County

Two new cases of rare brain disorder have been reported in Marin County. One of the patients in that cases has been died.

According to Marin County Health Department that death was not the result of mad cow disease. Moreover, they have reported that the chances of getting infection are very rare and so there is no public threat.

"We have no evidence that suggests a causal linkage between the suspect cases nor is there any evidence to suggest a risk in food supply," the state public health department said in a statement.

Mad cow disease is also known as bovine spongiform encephalitis and is one of the rare disorders or diseases.

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