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Wildlife officials in Michigan warn hunters of 'serious contagious disease' in deer October 11, 2018

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... In Michigan, the disease came to light in 1994 when a hunter shot a 4-year-old white-tailed deer infected with bovine tuberculosis -- the first time since 1975 when a separate hunter shot and killed a wild deer that had the disease ...  Michigan has become the "only state in the nation that has (bovine tuberculosis) established in wild deer," ...
     How to check deer for bovine tuberculosis  October 9, 2018 Michigan, 
WWBT 
... Lymph nodes in the animal's head usually show infection first and, as the disease progresses, lesions may begin to develop on the surface of the lungs and chest cavity...
     Don't eat deer that looks like this, Bovine tuberculosis found in wild deer October 10, 2018 Michigan, WISH-TV
... nearly 900 deer tested positive for bovine tuberculosis in 2017, out o



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