Tag: Chronic Wasting Disease

Michigan Authorities Recommend Banning Deer Feeding And Baiting To Prevent 'Zombie Deer' Disease

Michigan authorities recommend banning deer feeding and the use of deer urine-based baits to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease. Their aggressive actions are intended to mitigate or even eliminate CWD in the state.

Animals June 9, 2018

Studies Raise Concern Over Chronic Wasting Disease From Deer Jumping To Humans

CWD, a deadly prion disease with no known treatment, was found to potentially be transmissible to humans. Monkeys were fed with contaminated meat and the results were alarming, with three out of five testing positive after three years.

Public Health January 21, 2018

Can Chronic Wasting Disease Affect Humans? What To Know About This Deer Disease

Chronic wasting disease or CWD has been found in 23 states in the United States and two Canadian provinces. Many people who are unaware of this disease are probably wondering whether it can also affect humans.

Public Health November 28, 2017

Chronic Wasting Disease Threatens Deer Population: What You Should Know

The deer population in different parts of the United States is increasingly being affected by chronic wasting disease. Reports of infected deer have come in from Minnesota, Wyoming, and Montana, among other states.

Animals November 16, 2017

Chronic Wasting Disease Among Deer Reported In Several States: What You Should Know

The usually fatal neurological condition called chronic wasting disease continues to plague the deer population in different states. Learn more about it including how to reduce its spread.

Animals April 4, 2016

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