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Experts Warn Fatal "Zombie" Deer Disease Could Spread To Humans


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Freya
- 23 hours ago - msn.com
Chronic wasting disease, which is described as a progressive, fatal disease that affects the brain, spinal cord and other tissues of animals, has been documented in at least 24 states as of January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.



   

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Sue H (7)
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 3:45 pm
Truly disturbing.
 

Animae C (507)
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 4:09 pm
"... drastic weight loss, stumbling, lack of coordination, listlessness, drooling, excessive thirst or urination, drooping ears, lack of fear of people, and aggression.
Though there have been no confirmed animal-to-human transmissions, some health officials, pointing to laboratory tests, say it may be only a matter of time.
.... spread through bodily fluids like feces, saliva, blood, or urine, by both direct and indirect contact in the environment. There are no treatments or vaccines."

YIKES!!!!!!
 

Glennis W (392)
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 4:58 pm
Scary Thank you for caring and sharing Freya
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 8:42 pm
Vert scary. Hope that they can get some sort of handle on it. Or come up with a way to kill the virus/disease off
Thanks Freya
 

Chrissie R (10)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 1:54 am
This disease is now being recognized in many US states and is spreading rapidly. Unfortunately, herd control is an essential conservation measure.
 

Winn A (179)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 6:25 am
Very scary. :-(
 

pam w (139)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 9:06 am
No words!
 

Victoria P (105)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 3:47 pm
Vegan...not venison!
 

Fran F (116)
Thursday February 14, 2019, 6:49 pm
Yikes!
 

S J (130)
Friday February 15, 2019, 7:37 am
Meows meow Freya
 
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