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Widespread EHD Outbreaks Anticipated Due to Drought September 20, 2012 Georgia

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Widespread EHD Outbreaks Anticipated Due to DroughtSeptember 20, 2012 Georgia, Wildlife Management Institute 
Wildlife disease experts warn that the prolonged drought affecting much of the nation will likely spur a substantial outbreak of enzootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD), reports the Wildlife Management Institute. According to experts at the University of Georgia's Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS), wildlife managers in the entire Missouri River drainage as well as the Piedmont regions of North Carolina and West Virginia should prepare to see their white-tailed deer herds "get hammered" by this year's rash of EHD. 

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