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CWD Continues to Spread in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is awaiting confirmation that a fifth deer in the state has tested positive for chronic wasting disease — a fatal disease that attacks the animals’ brain and nervous system.

White-tailed deer
Dana Kobilinsky

First Case of CWD in Michigan Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose, was confirmed for the first time in a free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Michigan last week. Last