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CWD Brings Chill To Northwest Wisconsin September 3, 2012 Wisconsin

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CWD Brings Chill To Northwest Wisconsin September 3, 2012 Wisconsin,
... Brian Richards, CWD [Chronic Wasting Disease] project leader for the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center in Madison... said, moves across the landscape deer-to-deer, assisted by predators and scavengers, and assisted by humans... “CWD has higher prevalence in adult deer and in males, 2–4 times higher than females. It can be passed along through saliva and blood, urine and fecal matter. Infected deer can spread the disease a long time before they appear sick. And infectious material can remain in the environment long after that deer is gone... 

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