News & Perspective

Jul 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
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.

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
Young white-tailed buck

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer

The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018
Baby camel

'Mad camel' disease? New prion infection causes alarm

Researchers describe camel prion disease in 3 symptomatic camels in Algeria.

Jul 19, 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Cow

USDA tests find atypical BSE in Alabama cow

Officials say atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy ("mad cow") was detected in an 11-year-old cow.

Oct 17, 2013

Oct 17, 2013

Study: In UK, 1 in 2,000 may carry vCJD protein

An abnormal protein linked to vCJD may be more common than expected in the UK.

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