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Chronic wasting disease zone expanded in Allegany County October 8, 2011 Maryland

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Chronic wasting disease zone expanded in Allegany County October 8, 2011 Maryland, Cumberland Times-News

A zone in eastern Allegany County designated for special hunting regulations because of the presence of chronic wasting disease in deer has recently been expanded by the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service. A buck killed in November on the Green Ridge State Forest was confirmed in February to have the disease....It is the first, and so far only, positive animal in Maryland, though CWD has existed in Hampshire County, W.Va. — across the Potomac River — since 2005.

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