The mother of a girl who died after being treated for the human form of mad cow disease at Frenchay hospital has welcomed a new report criticising the Government's approach to variant CJD. Annie McVey's daughter Claire died at the age of fifteen. A report by a committee of MPs says there is still a risk of the disease being transmitted by blood transfusion and during surgery and warns the Government has developed a casual attitude to the illness.
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One or two showers overnight in the South West with some cloud and low mist forming too. A cloudy and humid weekend too.
A mild night ahead in the West with cloud and low mist forming and the odd shower. Overall a damp and cloudy weekend with some sunshine.