Kuru is caused by prions, the unusual folding of brain proteins, which also cause the so-called "mad cow disease."
Banoi Herald Excerpt #12
Banoi Herald Excerpt #12 is a collectible item in Dead Island, and can be found in the Resort map of Act I. It is part of the My collectibles, let me show you them! challenge, and the Gotta find'em all and Nearly there achievements.

In the bungalow broken into during "Make Yourself at Home," on the table to the right of Harlan Johnson.

Can be seen on the following map: