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Researchers Find CWD Proteins in Deer Semen

Jan 14, 2020 by John Maday
In research with potential implications for breeders and wild herds, scientists have detected the presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) prions in semen and sexual tissues of prion-infected whitetail deer bucks.

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EEE: Not Just a Horse Disease

Nov 20, 2019 by John Maday
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus, most years presents a serious disease challenge to horses and other equines during the summer and fall months.
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Last Gasp for 2019 VSV Outbreak?

Nov 13, 2019 by John Maday
This year’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) hasn’t died out yet, but has tapered off significantly as fall weather freezes out the insect vectors associated with the disease.