Brain Prion Disease

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Brain Prion Disease
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Type Disease
Symptoms Random outbursts of laughter,
Tremors
Causes Cannibalism
Prevention Avoid consuming human meat
Treatment None


Brain Prion Disease, also called brain disease or, more commonly, Kuru, is an incurable neurodegenerative disease in DayZ Standalone.

Virulence[edit | edit source]

Invasiveness High How quickly a disease grows and spreads in an infected host.
Infectiousness None The ease at which a disease can spread from one Survivor to another.
Resistance No Effect A disease's resistance to antibiotics.
Potency Extremely Potent A disease's resistance and ability to fight the host's immune system.

Cause[edit | edit source]

Survivors in DayZ Standalone can become infected with abnormally folded proteins (prion proteins) that cause Brain Prion Disease by consuming human meat or drinking water from a well or pond after skinning a human with bloody hands. Once infected, this infection will result in Brain Prion Disease.

Symptoms[edit | edit source]

Tremors and random outbursts of laughter are the two most common symptoms of Brain Prion Disease.

Prevention[edit | edit source]

Avoid the consumption of human meat, and wash hands of blood after skinning someone. Even cooking the meat first will not prevent the transmission of the prion proteins.

Treatment[edit | edit source]

Kuru is incurable. Once infected, a survivor will remain so until death.