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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flagAustralia
12%
0%
79%
8%
24
flagPakistan
25%
25%
43%
0%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
25%
36%
6%
58
flagIndia
25%
34%
34%
5%
88
flagthe United States
28%
33%
31%
6%
165
flagAustria
62%
4%
29%
4%
24
flagRepublic of Ireland
18%
45%
27%
9%
11
flagthe Philippines
16%
41%
25%
16%
12
flagPoland
35%
38%
20%
5%
6125
flagGreece
10%
60%
20%
10%
10
flagGermany
58%
18%
18%
4%
146
flagCanada
26%
60%
13%
0%
15
flagSwitzerland
61%
16%
11%
11%
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