News & Perspective

Oct 26, 2005

Oct 26, 2005
Moose pair

Chronic wasting disease found in moose

Chronic wasting disease (CWD), a prion disease that resembles bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), has been found in a wild moose for the first time, Colorado wildlife officials announced recently.

Oct 25, 2005

Oct 25, 2005

Idaho probes series of suspected CJD cases

(CIDRAP News) – The deaths of nine people in Idaho this year are being investigated as possible cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), a rare, fatal brain-wasting illness.