Which infectious agent causes diseases that are the most difficult to cure?

bacteria
virus
fungus
prion
All known prion diseases affect the struc­ture of the brain or other neural tissue and all are cur­rent­ly un­treat­able and uni­ver­sal­ly fatal. This includes bovine spongi­form en­cephalopa­thy (BSE, also known as "mad cow dis­ease") in cattle and Creutzfeldt–­Jakob disease (CJD) in humans.

Answers distribution

bacteria
virus
fungus
prion
answers
flagUkraine
0%
16%
8%
75%
48
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
14%
4%
74%
138
flagGermany
4%
20%
5%
68%
260
flagAustria
8%
24%
0%
67%
37
flagFrance
5%
22%
5%
66%
57
flagPoland
6%
22%
5%
64%
24765
flagPakistan
6%
21%
8%
62%
82
flagCanada
5%
30%
2%
61%
103
flagIndia
3%
28%
5%
60%
557
flagItaly
4%
24%
9%
60%
41
flagLithuania
2%
25%
5%
60%
35
flagAustralia
12%
24%
2%
58%
41
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
30%
6%
57%
663
flagthe Netherlands
6%
27%
6%
57%
73
flagNorway
10%
23%
10%
54%
46
flagthe United States
6%
33%
6%
53%
1062
flagUnknown
6%
32%
6%
53%
730
flagSweden
5%
41%
0%
52%
34
flagthe Philippines
12%
29%
4%
51%
101
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
29%
6%
51%
31

Gender

men59%
women64%
bacteria
5%
7%
virus
27%
22%
fungus
7%
6%
prion
59%
64%

Language versions

question
answers
results
flag
Which infectious agent causes diseases that are the most difficult to cure?
2664
54%

Details

Author: globalquiz.org
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.