Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?

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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.
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Answers by country

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flagAustralia
20%
0%
66%
13%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
25%
25%
39%
6%
43
flagIndia
26%
33%
31%
6%
63
flagPakistan
33%
33%
25%
0%
12
flagthe United States
30%
38%
23%
7%
129
flagPoland
35%
40%
18%
5%
5242
flagGermany
39%
32%
17%
10%
28
flagSwitzerland
50%
20%
10%
20%
10
flagthe Philippines
20%
50%
10%
20%
10