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 57 national and international world-renowned and distinguished leaders in public health, medicine, science, wildlife, and agriculture.

Two bucks in snow

Minnesota finds CWD in wild deer in just 1 area; new Wisconsin county affected

The 27 detections from the 2019 hunting season were confined to southeastern Minnesota.


CWD Scan for Mar 16, 2020

CWD spreads in Minnesota
Taxpayers pay for CWD testing
Pennsylvania CWD plan endorsed

CWD Scan for Feb 12, 2020

CWD expansion in Iowa
South Dakota CWD
In-state Montana testing

CWD Scan for Feb 11, 2020

More CWD in Montana
New Tennessee CWD counties

News Scan for Feb 04, 2020

Global flu levels high
CWD in captive Montana elk
CWD risk in non-cervid animals