Since I've been following Prion disease (PrPd) research for seven years now, I've studied a lot of literature in this and other fields.
Upon my latest search of the NeuroPrion database, (of which I have access to but can't widely share) I noted a stack of new Manuscripts about Kuru. When I checked PubMed, I found many of them archived there, at full article level.
It didn't take long to track down this page:-
Volume 363, Number 1510 / November 27, 2008
Theme Issue ‘The end of kuru: 50 years of research into an extraordinary disease’ compiled by John Collinge and Michael P. Alpers
That's 52 new Open Access Manuscripts relating to Kuru research. Kudos to all involved for making all of this broadly accessible for free. I've never seen such a glut of material on Kuru before so have a lot of reading to do. I do wonder however, if these articles will remain OA ??
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