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Study shows how chronic wasting disease spreads in Wisconsin


April 21, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A study has shed light on how chronic wasting disease is spreading through Wisconsin.

The student from the U.S. Geological Survey studied chronic wasting disease data from 2002 to 2014 and developed a more accurate system to predict how the fatal brain disease found in deer could advance in an area of southwestern Wisconsin near the Wisconsin River, Wisconsin Public Radio ( ) reported.

Katherine Richgels, applied wildlife health research branch chief for the National Wildlife Health Center, said researchers found several factors linked to the dise...

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