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Higher numbers of CWD-infected deer in Iowa County worry wildlife researchers April 29, 2013 Wisconsin

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... The annual infection rate in northern Iowa County has grown 27 percent for all deer two and a half years old or older, and the disease rate for adult bucks is doubling every two to three years... That's something University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Michael Samuel is trying to determine. His research is focused on where and how the disease-carrying prions are being transmitted to deer in the wild.  Samuels says funds for research on the disease in Wisconsin is diminishing... “It’s almost down to none, really.” ...



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