EHD, Deer-killing virus spreading across Nebraska September 14, 2012

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Deer-killing virus spreading across Nebraska September 14, 2012
KGWN
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says a viral disease has spread to deer populations across much of Nebraska. EHD ...Game and Parks says the virus is suspected in the reported deaths of more than 2,200 Nebraska deer this year. 

Deer being impacted by spreading, deadly virus September 15, 2012 Nebraska, Columbus Telegram
... It has spread through two-thirds of the state and is going east to west. In 1976, the virus showed up, and after tallies, there was a 30 percent drop off in success. The very hot weather aides the virus... If you find dead deer, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission would like to know... 

Disease hits deer hard September 17, 2012 Nebraska, Columbus Telegram
A viral disease has killed more than 2,000 white-tailed deer across the state this year ... Epizootic hemorrhagic disease [EHD] ... The disease causes hemorrhaging in the deer’s body ... Kit Hams, big game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, said ... it hasn’t become a major concern for Game and Parks, which wants to limit crop damage and motor vehicle accidents by reducing whitetail numbers by 25 percent by 2013... 

Deer In Drought Times, EHDSeptember 17, 2012 Nebraska, knopnews2
... Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, or EHD ... The transmission of the disease is through insect bites. "And their internal organs will hemorrhage and that's why they call it hemorrhagic disease and that, when they have that high fever, due to all those other symptoms they will, they want to try to get to water ...," says Lance Hastings, Wildlife Biologist, NE Game & Parks. ... Eastern Nebraska ,,, a pretty alarming number of reports ... of dead and dying deer along the creeks and rivers," 


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