Chronic wasting disease is spreading; case confirmed in Pa. October 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

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Chronic wasting disease is spreading; case confirmed in Pa. October 13, 2012 Pennsylvania, Centre Daily Times
... Beginning with its initial discovery in 1967 in a captive mule deer in Colorado, CWD has now spread to 21 states and two Canadian provinces... , in 2005, CWD was discovered in five captive deer and two wild deer near Verona, N.Y., just east of Syracuse ... The state immediately set up a containment area in the surrounding region and tested approximately 30,000 deer between 2005 and 2010. Since no additional cases of CWD were discovered, they lifted the “containment zone” designation in July of 2010...



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