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Commentary explain a new for of prion disease, affecting deer, and potentially dangerous for humans.

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Why is it important?

Humanity has already experienced other forms of prion diseases. A better awareness on this form might be useful.


A better knowledge of this topic would prevent potential diffusion of this animal disease to humans

Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

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This page is a summary of: Zombie deer and the species barrier. Should humans worry about it?, January 2020, MRE Press, DOI: 10.22514/sv.2020.16.0092.
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