Chronic Wasting Disease Resource Center

CWD Response, Research, and Policy Program

The Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Response, Research, and Policy Program addresses the transmission of CWD in cervids and its potential for spread to humans and other animal species. The program supports current and reliable information on CWD for the public, including hunters; the medical, veterinary and public health communities; wildlife scientists and managers; and public policymakers.

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Expert Advisory Group

The program includes 41 national and international world-renowned and distinguished leaders in public health, medicine, science, wildlife, and agriculture.

Does in field

Minnesota tweaks CWD regulations ahead of deer hunting season

As risk areas expand, the CWD regulation updates will apply to more Minnesota hunters this season.

Whitetail buck

Experts call for action on chronic wasting disease

"Relying on the current tests is too late," one expert says, as dead deer might already be shedding infectious prions.

NEWS AND PERSPECTIVE

News Scan for Aug 29, 2019

European measles setbacks
CWD in Wisconsin elk
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Does in field

Minnesota tweaks CWD regulations ahead of deer hunting season

As risk areas expand, the CWD regulation updates will apply to more Minnesota hunters this season.

News Scan for Aug 26, 2019

Online CWD resource center
DRC Ebola case rise
US, Canada Listeria outbreaks
Saudi MERS cases
More US measles

News Scan for Aug 01, 2019

Resistant organisms and medical care abroad
Listeria in the UK
CWD controversy over Canadian deer meat
Dengue outbreaks