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Disease spreads among Louisiana deer population, EHD November 26, 2012

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Disease spreads among Louisiana deer population, EHD November 26, 2012 LSU The Reveille
... a decrease in deer available for hunting due to an outbreak of a new strain of hemorrhagic disease in some herds, according to Lane Foil, Pennington Chair for Wildlife Research ...Native deer have an “inherent resistance” to the normal two strains of the virus ...  [State Wildlife Veterinarian Jim LaCour] compared the disease to West Nile virus in humans. While the virus kills some people, some survive and develop antibodies.

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