Danger low in mad cow case, says pathology’s Pierluigi Gambetti

‘Mad cow’ incident has very low danger, expert says

San Jose Mercury News: Pierluigi Gambetti, professor of pathology, said the case of mad cow disease in California is caused by a rare and poorly understood variant of the illness that is not nearly as threatening as others in the past. “There is no evidence that this atypical form has ever been transmitted to humans,” he said.