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

Wyoming elk winter feeding grounds

CWD found near Wyoming's winter elk feeding grounds

The case raises concerns about the state's feeding program, which attracts thousands of elk.


News Scan for Apr 08, 2021

COVID stay-at-home disparities
Pandemic learning loss
CWD on Minnesota deer farm

News Scan for Mar 19, 2021

Wisconsin CWD cull
Call for more federal AMR funds
Global antibiotic stewardship efforts
Polio in 3 countries

News Scan for Feb 23, 2021

Seasonal coronavirus antibodies & COVID
COVID-19 vaccine acceptance
9 CWD cases at Minnesota deer farm
Ebola vaccine in Guinea

News Scan for Jan 25, 2021

Antibiotic use in French COVID patients
Poor sanitation, antibiotic use in Kenya
CWD in Wyoming