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
flagCzech Republic
4%
17%
4%
73%
23
flagFrance
4%
22%
4%
69%
49
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
18%
6%
68%
76
flagItaly
3%
25%
3%
67%
28
flagGermany
4%
21%
6%
66%
198
flagPoland
6%
22%
5%
63%
18043
flagUnknown
7%
24%
5%
62%
122
flagCanada
6%
28%
2%
62%
90
flagIndia
2%
28%
6%
60%
375
flagAustria
8%
30%
0%
60%
23
flagMalaysia
0%
30%
8%
60%
23
flagPakistan
5%
27%
7%
59%
54
flagAustralia
16%
19%
3%
58%
31
flagLithuania
3%
27%
3%
58%
29
flagUkraine
0%
29%
12%
58%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
32%
6%
55%
510
flagNorway
10%
26%
7%
55%
38
flagthe United States
5%
33%
6%
52%
903
flagthe Philippines
11%
33%
3%
50%
78
flagthe Netherlands
7%
33%
7%
50%
57

Gender

men63%
women64%
bacteria
5%
7%
virus
23%
21%
fungus
7%
5%
prion
63%
64%

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