State experts: CWD gets worse, spreads March 21, 2013 Pennsylvania

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State experts: CWD gets worse, spreads March 21, 2013 Pennsylvania, Altoona Mirror
... commission veterinarian Walt Cottrell and Bureau of Wildlife Management Director Calvin DuBrock detailed how the deadly deer illness' spreads and the prognosis for Blair and Bedford counties, the site of Pennsylvania's first wild outbreak... "There is no place where this disease has ever occurred that it has been stopped," Cottrell said. "There are two things the disease does when it arrives: It gets worse, and it spreads."  Chronic wasting disease, which slowly destroys deer's brains and ends in certain death ...



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