NADeFA News

02-11-2011
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received laboratory confirmation on February 10, 2011 that a white-tailed deer harvested in Maryland tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first confirmed case of CWD in Maryland. A hunter in Allegany County reported taking the deer on November 27, 2010 in Green Ridge State Forest. Maryland is now one of 20 other states...
02-11-2011
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received laboratory confirmation on February 10, 2011 that a white-tailed deer harvested in Maryland tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). This is the first confirmed case of CWD in Maryland. A hunter in Allegany County reported taking the deer on November 27, 2010 in Green Ridge State Forest. Maryland is now one of 20 other states...
01-22-2011
Board steps up requirements for farmed cervidae located near CWD-positive wild deer Herds within a ten-mile radius of CWD positive deer will have movement restrictions ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that a wild white-tailed deer in Olmsted County tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). As a result of the DNR's finding, the...
12-23-2010
By Alex Bridges - abridges@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Chronic wasting disease likely could threaten the region's deer population for years, according to the state agency studying the illness. A 4-point buck killed in western Frederick County in late November tested positive for the disease, according to a news release the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The positive test marked only the...
12-11-2010
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn. - A Yale University researcher has found virus-like genetic material within samples of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and scrapie, a finding that challenges scientific consensus on the nature of these deadly brain-wasting diseases. Many scientists say that transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) - including CJD, scrapie and epidemic "mad cow"...