• Posted on March 8, 2024
    Can Ticks Spread Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer?

      Research by CALS scientists and their collaborators finds that ticks can harbor transmissible amounts of prions, the protein particles that cause chronic wasting disease […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Deer Disease Reservoirs

    Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive illness that causes severe weight loss and eventually death in deer and elk. The disease has been detected […]