CWD, Wasting disease enters state, captive deer infected October 14, 2012 Pennsylvania

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Wasting disease enters state, captive deer infected October 14, 2012 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post Gazette
 ... Chronic Wasting Disease was confirmed Thursday in a captive deer on a commercial deer farm ... "At this juncture, there is no need for anyone to panic or be overly concerned," said state Rep. Deberah Kula, D-Fayette/Westmoreland. "However, everyone should heed the experts' advice, which is to not eat any part of an animal exhibiting signs of CWD. These include weight loss and excessive salivation, and abnormal behaviors such as stumbling or trembling."



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