Charlene Singh

 

 

Age: 25

 

Summary: Florida woman thought to be the only U.S. resident to have contracted the human form of mad cow disease, which sent hysteria throughout England several years ago, who is believed to have contracted it eating infected beef when she lived in Britain, and who was diagnosed in March 2002 and given three months to live, but defied the odds by living with the disease over two years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

 

Born: May 10, 1979

 

Died: June 19, 2004

 

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida