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Prion diseases

Prion diseases are a family of fatal diseases that affect animals and even humans. Read about the different diseases and how you can help us keep animals and Canadians safe.

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About prion diseases

Types, prion diseases in humans, organizations working to protect Canadians against prion diseases

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Forms of the disease, reporting, signs, protecting animals and Canadians

Chronic wasting disease

Reporting, signs, protecting herds, hunters and consumers


Reporting, signs, protecting herds, flocks and Canadians

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