Chronic Wasting Disease management areas expanded by over 2000 square miles in Pa. June 7, 2019 Pennsylvania

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Chronic Wasting Disease management areas expanded by over 2000 square miles in Pa. June 7, 2019 Pennsylvania, York Daily Record/Sunday News
... Out of the 250 total recorded positive cases of CWD in Pennsylvania throughout the years, the majority have come from DMA 2... CWD hotspots in Bedford, Blair and Fulton Counties ... No elk have tested positive ...

Longer hunting seasons? This is one way the Pa. Game Commission wants to stop deer from dying of CWD September 13, 2019 Pennsylvania, Lancaster Online
... There were 250 free-ranging deer that tested positive with CWD in 2018 in Pennsylvania. Almost all of these cases -- 246 deer -- were in the largest of the four disease management areas. DMA-2 spans about a dozen counties in south-central Pennsylvania and includes Fulton, Bedford and Blair counties. Lancaster County had one case of CWD in a captive-deer facility..,

CWD, Pa. Game Commission raises alarm on deadly deer disease October 20, 2019 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on
... Chronic wasting disease ... entered southcentral Pennsylvania in 2012. This summer, due to a positive test on a roadkill, a disease management area established to contain the disease was expanded into the state’s southwest corner,..  has been confirmed at several fenced facilities in Pennsylvania.... since 2012 with 250 confirmed cases among wild deer...

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