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Chronic wasting disease in Canada: Part 1 May 2004, Canadian Veterinary Journal
... Chronic wasting disease has been diagnosed outside North America only once (6). In 1994 and 1997, a total of 125 elk were exported to South Korea from a Saskatchewan farm, later known to be infected with CWD; 1 of these elk was confirmed as being positive for CWD in 2001...
The Killer Among Us January 31, 2008 milwaukeemag.com
... Infected elk exported from a single South Dakota ranch carried CWD to Saskatchewan, Canada, and Korea, says Mytton. Canada destroyed more than 7,800 elk trying to stop the disease; Korea banned elk farms entirely...

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