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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flagthe United Kingdom
29%
24%
40%
2%
37
flagIndia
25%
32%
32%
6%
58
flagPakistan
36%
27%
27%
0%
11
flagthe United States
31%
39%
21%
7%
119
flagPoland
35%
41%
17%
5%
5050
flagGermany
25%
41%
16%
16%
12
flagthe Philippines
20%
50%
10%
20%
10