Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?

cattle
cats
sheep
ducks
Scrapie is in­fec­tious and in­cur­able. Recent studies suggest prions may be spread through urine and persist in the en­vi­ron­ment for decades. Scrapie occurs in Europe and North America, but to date, Aus­tralia and New Zealand (both major sheep­-pro­duc­ing coun­tries) are scrapie-free.

Answers distribution

cattle
cats
sheep
ducks
answers
flagNorway
15%
26%
47%
10%
19
flagIndia
23%
32%
38%
4%
71
flagItaly
12%
43%
37%
6%
16
flagthe United States
31%
29%
31%
8%
199
flagGermany
28%
38%
28%
5%
89
flagthe United Kingdom
34%
34%
27%
3%
135
flagCanada
40%
33%
26%
0%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
39%
32%
25%
3%
28
flagthe Netherlands
56%
18%
25%
0%
16
flagPoland
33%
39%
21%
5%
5305
flagFrance
35%
35%
21%
0%
14
flagAustria
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagUnknown
38%
40%
14%
5%
283
flagthe Philippines
16%
50%
8%
16%
12

Gender

men17%
women18%
cattle
33%
37%
cats
42%
39%
sheep
18%
18%
ducks
6%
4%

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Author: ex-terminator
Illustration: Melvin Schlubman
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