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prion diseases


"Mad cow" is a prion disease.
  also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies; a group of rapidly progressive, invariably fatal, degenerative neurological disorders affecting both humans and animals that are caused by infection with prions
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These diseases include mad-cow disease (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy), Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Kuru and others.
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