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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flagNorway
15%
26%
47%
10%
19
flagIndia
23%
32%
38%
4%
71
flagItaly
12%
43%
37%
6%
16
flagthe United States
31%
28%
30%
7%
201
flagthe United Kingdom
33%
33%
28%
3%
137
flagGermany
27%
37%
28%
5%
90
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%
5420
flagFrance
35%
35%
21%
0%
14
flagAustria
40%
40%
20%
0%
10
flagUnknown
39%
40%
15%
5%
297
flagthe Philippines
16%
50%
8%
16%
12