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Tracking a Deer Killer, How Hemorrhagic Disease is Changing June 13, 2013

Michigan Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

...  “It looks like [HD] has been expanding its geographic range over the last several years, in the northward direction,” says John Fischer, unit director of the University of Georgia’s Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) ... The EHD virus was first isolated in 1955 during an outbreak in New Jersey ... (Nettles and Stallknecht 1992,Maryland Department of Natural Resources)... Last year, Michigan .. close to 15,000 deer were reported to have died of EHD ...

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