Pig brains and progressive inflammatory neuropathy

A rare disease is breaking out in a meat processing plant:

The current thinking, which is yet to be proved, is that the meat workers are being exposed to splatter and aerosol droplets of pig brain tissue created by the compressed air blast, which liquefies the tissue before expelling it from the pig skull. Once inhaled, small particles of pig brain tissue are then is attacked by the worker’s immune system which uses antibodies that also attack the body’s own almost identical human nerve tissue.

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