chronic wasting disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chronic wasting disease a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk
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Usage

In literature:

In chronic roaring there is no evidence of any disease of the larynx other than the wasted condition of the muscles in question.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In news:

West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) officials recently expanded the state Chronic Wasting Disease Containment Area to include portions of Morgan County and Hardy County.
A white-tailed deer from Adams County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to wildlife officials with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Virginia is limiting the movement of deer bagged in Pennsylvania into the state because of the detection of chronic wasting disease.
And it's not chronic wasting disease.
A deer killed by a bow -hunter in Racine County last month tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
As hunting season draws near, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources cautions hunters about Chronic Wasting Disease.
(AP) — Testing shows a deer that escaped from a central Pennsylvania farm does not have chronic wasting disease despite the deadly neurological infection being confirmed in other deer at the farm.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Testing shows a deer that escaped from a central Pennsylvania farm does not have chronic wasting disease despite the deadly neurological infection being confirmed in other deer at the farm.
A deer killed by a bow-hunter in Racine County last month tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Hunters keeping eye on chronic wasting disease in deer.
Wildlife officials will meet with landowners in southern Iowa to discuss plans to contain chronic wasting disease, which was found in an area deer this summer.
To learn more about chronic wasting disease, visit these resources.
0A look at how Chronic Wasting Disease is affecting landowners, sportsman and hunters.
Escaped deer negative for chronic wasting disease .
As hunting season draws near, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources cautions hunters about Chronic Wasting Disease .
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