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Testing Shows Deer Positive for Disease

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that one deer recently harvested by hunters in north-central Missouri has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which is fatal to deer. The adult buck was harvested in northwest Macon County, where five previous cases of CWD have been found since early 2012.

This latest finding is a result of MDC collecting a total of 1,665 tissue samples for CWD testing from

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