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Chronic Wasting Disease on the Rise in Wisconsin Deer; Will it Infect Humans June 13, 2013

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... About one out of every three male deer aged 2.5 years and older carries CWD in north-central Iowa County, as does one out of every six yearling male deer ... a 2012 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study notes, "CWD prions are present nearly ubiquitously throughout diseased hosts, including in muscle, fat, various glands and organs, antler velvet, and peripheral and CNS [central nervous system] tissue." ...



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