LETTER: Cannibalism, cookery and kuru victims

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Sir: Dr H C Grant (letter, 27 March) states that only people of a rare genotype are susceptible to CJD. Would it not be possible to carry out a mass genetic screening of the population, so that those of this genotype could take precautions, rather than indulge in mass panic?

Richard M Prevett

London W1