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Earlier sites of CWD prion transmission in Minnesota have links to cervid farms.
Officials report new CWD cases in previously unaffected parts of Texas and Montana.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health voted unanimously against a mandatory 30-day state lockdown that would have banned shipping deer in and out of captive deer facilities, and instead opted for a voluntary lockdown for the state's 330 deer farmers.
Today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) British authors offered evidence supporting a long-observed phenomenon of the cold and flu season: Having either a rhinovirus or influenza makes a person less likely to contract the other virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli is connected to romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas, California growing region and is advising people not to eat romaine from that area.
Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that a wild white-tailed buck harvested during the state's recent archery season in Dunn County near Menomonie in the western part of state has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
News of the CWD detection comes on the eve of the opening of Wisconsin's 9-day gun deer season.
Ten days before Minnesota's deer hunting firearms season opens, state officials are scrambling to create a disposal plan for animal carcasses among growing concern over chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurologic prion disease that affects cervids like deer and elk.
Officials in North Dakota confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in two mule deer hunted in McKenzie County in the Badlands and in Divide County on the Canadian border. The former represents the first documented CWD case in the Badlands, while the disease was first detected in Divide County last fall.
"Seeing a deer test positive for CWD west of the continental divide again is concerning."
As measles cases this year pile up in Europe, four European nations—Albania, the Czech Republic, Greece, and the United Kingdom—have lost their measles elimination status, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe said today.