There is the specter that the death of an elderly man in Grosseto is attributable to mad cow disease.
There Prosecutor of the Maremma capital investigates the death which took place last May.
The autopsy examination was performed at the Spallanzani hospital in Rome and has since concluded by the national institute for infectious diseases of the capital, the 61-year-old man may have contracted Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease after eating infected beef
On the fact the group leader of the 5 Star Movement in the Region, Irene Galletti, announces a question. “We want to know what current information is in the possession of the regional council and what actions Governor Eugenio Giani intends to take in the event that it is not an isolated case dependent on genetic factors. What we wish – he explains- is that the Tuscany Region is already in contact with the Ministry of Health to agree on a veterinary epidemiological surveillance plan, to ensure that there is no immediate danger to the population. Our health surveillance system, weakened by the pandemic and uncertain political management, must be ready. We are sure that our question will help to keep the Giunta’s attention on the case high, the one that must absolutely be averted and that a situation similar to the one that at the end of the 90s instilled a collective fear of beef is repeated. generating incalculable damage to farms “..