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Wildlife officials on lookout for ailing deer October 14, 2011 Maryland

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Wildlife officials on lookout for ailing deer  October 14, 2011 Maryland, The Herald-Mail

If a dead deer or a group of dead deer are found ... call DNR officials ... If the carcass is fresh, a sample can be taken for testing. The Washington County case of hemorrhagic disease that was confirmed in a lab ...Brian Eyler, deer project leader for the DNR, said he’s not concerned about the disease, which does not affect humans, but the agency will continue to monitor it...More of a concern is chronic wasting disease, a case of which was confirmed in a white-tailed deer harvested by a hunter in neighboring Allegany County in November 2010, according to Eyler and the DNR website.... no new cases in Maryland since then ...

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