PRO/AH> Chronic wasting disease – USA (07): (MN) deer

Chronic Wasting Disease — United States
For Minnesota, the threat of chronic wasting disease (CWD) is starting to get real. Winona county had its 1st confirmed case of the deadly deer disease this winter [2018-2019] near Pickwick, and an ongoing outbreak near Preston in Fillmore County may be slowly spreading.
Far from Southeast Minnesota, the recent discovery of a CWD-positive wild deer north of Brainerd, MN got the rest of the state’s attention, not to mention University of Minnesota experts raising alarms about the potential