1996 - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) - Update
04 April 1996
Disease Outbreak Reported
A WHO Consultation on public health issues related to human and animal spongiform encephalopathies was held in Geneva on 2-3 April 1996. The consultation made recommendations, based on the latest scientific information, to minimize transmission of BSE among animals and to reduce as completely as possible any exposure of humans to the BSE agent.