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EHD, Virus has impact on deer population November 15, 2012 Michigan

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Virus has impact on deer population November 15, 2012 Michigan, Sturgis Journal
Epizootic hemorrhagic disease is playing a major factor in deer population across the southern third of the state... The culprit is a fly-like insect called a midge. A midge bite causes a deer to suffer and die from internal bleeding.  The virus is fast-acting, often claiming a victim within 10 to 14 days and leaving many dead along rivers and bodies of water, where infected deer ventured to quench a thirst exacerbated by the internal bleeding...

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