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A Holstein raised in Kanagawa Prefecture was confirmed Friday as the nation’s fifth case of mad cow disease, and the prefectural government said it was likely fed the same type of milk substitute given to the other four infected animals.

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry confirmed that the Holstein was infected with the disease, formally known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

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