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%
15%
6%
77%
45
flagSpain
6%
13%
10%
70%
30
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
17%
6%
67%
95
flagGermany
4%
21%
5%
66%
230
flagFrance
5%
24%
5%
64%
54
flagPoland
6%
23%
5%
63%
22268
flagPakistan
4%
22%
9%
62%
75
flagAustria
8%
29%
0%
62%
24
flagIndia
3%
28%
5%
60%
461
flagCanada
6%
30%
2%
60%
94
flagLithuania
3%
25%
6%
59%
32
flagItaly
5%
25%
10%
58%
39
flagthe Netherlands
5%
28%
7%
57%
71
flagAustralia
13%
23%
2%
57%
38
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
31%
6%
56%
592
flagNorway
11%
25%
9%
53%
43
flagthe United States
5%
33%
6%
52%
980
flagUnknown
6%
33%
7%
52%
663
flagSweden
3%
44%
0%
51%
29
flagthe Philippines
13%
30%
5%
50%
92

Gender

men59%
women63%
bacteria
5%
7%
virus
27%
22%
fungus
7%
5%
prion
59%
63%

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