Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was confirmed last week in two female deer from a deer farm in Mecosta County, Mich., and at a farm in Meeker County, Minn.
CWD is a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. It is a prion disease similar to other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies such as scrapie and bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
According to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD), this is the s
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