Kuru Virus


What is Kuru?

Kuru is a rare disease which reach it's peak during the 1950's and 1960's in Papa New Guinea after the Fore people started becoming cannibalism's.
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  • trouble walking
  • increasingly poor coordination
  • difficulty swallowing
  • slurred speech
  • moodiness
  • muscle twitching and tremors
  • pain in the legs and arms
  • random laughing and/or crying
  • Location

    Papa New Guinea

    Likely Victim

    People that eat their family when their dead as a ritual.

    Treatment and Prevention

    There is no treatment for right now and to prevent don't eat your family member's.

    How it enters

    Eating through wounds or sores.