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Article is conjectural[edit]

Not a single paper proving the pathological nature or infectivity of prions, let alone proving they're the necessary cause of any disease. (talk) 16:13, 4 January 2016 (UTC)

This link helpful then? --Rationalzombie94 (talk) 00:32, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
Ok, I know this is 5 years old, but it pisses me off to see more morons saying its a virus or bacteria. Give me a virus or bacteria that causes all the symptoms, has no cure, and can survive
  • 1000 sieverts of radiation
  • Incineration at 2000F
  • In dirt for 200 years
  • That can also cross the species barrier easily, and incubate for 50 years

Then I will entertain you. Sievert 81 (talk) 04:48, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

OK, there is so much wrong with this page.[edit]

The grammar is awful, proteinases are NOT what you think they are, CWD is not a human TSE, this should be split into many pages, 'transmittable' is not a word, there's no mention of how 75,000 people are affected in the US a year, the sentence 'The reason that they cause brain disease is that they are more common in brain tissue and nervous system tissue than elsewhere.' is just... no... It looks like a 4th grader found a scholarly article about TSEs, copy-pasted some of it, and put a bunch of their own conclusions from the info. I'm 16 and can tell that... I would hate to know how educated the guy who wrote this is... I have no intention of fixing this until you stop calling me a vandal for adding facts into articles. Sievert 81 (talk) 05:52, 17 November 2020 (UTC)

Why don't you think Mad Cow isn't a prion disease? Can you provide links to any scientific articles to back up these assertions, rather than just edit-warring? (Face it: This isn't like CP, where the likes of you and your buddies LT and  K e n  D o l l  enjoy a monopoly on the narrative.) --Goatspeed. Stalk meCircularREmail2.gifasoningSee what I'm planning 00:06, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
Ok. If you look at the criteria I proposed that the infectious agent that shall not be named can survive, no virus or bacteria can survive all that. Nor stay asymptomatic for 60 years. Well you're at it, tell me what you think CWD is. Sievert 81 (talk) 00:13, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
Ok , we need to change to in prion required, do the BoN of the prion, amyloid prions in prions, fuck>>> — Unsigned, by: / talk