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Hemorrhagic disease outbreak in Louisiana white-tailed deer November 6, 2012

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Hemorrhagic disease outbreak in Louisiana white-tailed deer November 6, 2012 Louisiana, Tri Parish Times
.... More than 40 hemorrhagic disease cases were reported in the area where St. James, Assumption and Lafourche parishes converge... “We started getting a few reports of dead or dying deer at the end of July,” said State Wildlife Veterinarian James LaCour with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. “We get call-ins about cases every year, but not this many. I had two calls today, but the reports peaked a few weeks ago, around the first and second week of October.”...

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