§ Yvette Cooper
The information requested is as follows:
Year Number of cases of variant CJD 19991 10 1998 17
Year Numbers of cases of variant CJD 1997 10 1996 10 1995 3 1 This figure is subject to retrospective adjustment as diagnoses are confirmed.
The Department publishes, on a monthly basis, figures for the number of deaths of definite and probable cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease of all types in the United Kingdom. The next press release will be issued on 7 February 2000 and copies will be available in the Library.