Re: Fore/kuru

Paul A. Reser (pspar@MARLIN.JCU.EDU.AU)
Mon, 21 Feb 1994 10:28:46 +1000

> Can anyone tell me where to find out what happened to the Fore after
>the 'cause' of kuru was identified?

'Cause' indeed! Try this:
TITLE Kuru sorcery : disease and danger in the New Guinea highlands
AUTHOR Shirley Lindenbaum
PUBLISHED Palo Alto, Calif. Mayfield Pub. Co.(1979)

>From what I recall of the book, it gives a fairly full account of kuru,
kuru patrols, and the course of the disease in the population after


Paul A. Reser
Department of Psychology and Sociology
James Cook University
Townsville, QLD 4811