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Taking aim at chronic wasting disease: Fatal deer disease a focus as rifle hunting season approaches

bemidjipioneer – “Is there a treatment for CWD? No. Do we have some sort of vaccine that we can use to prevent infections in an area? No. Does the deer ever recover? No,” said Charlie Bahnson, wildlife veterinarian for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. “So, you’re kind of seeing a theme here. We don’t have a way to get it off the landscape, and we don’t really have a way to get it out of the herd or eradicate it feasibly.”

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