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CWD identified in Michigan, Minnesota

Minnesota case shows why state health officials need to "maintain accurate animal identification and herd inventories."

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.

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