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Monday, July 22nd, 2024

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Pennsylvania Game Commission updates CWD data after Armstrong County detection

The south-central region in Pennsylvania has remained a CWD hotspot, with most of the deer that tested positive for CWD in the 2023-24 hunting season coming from there. (Stock photo)

Chronic wasting disease continues to spread in Pennsylvania, in both numbers and geographic range, according to just-released data from the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
Since July 1, 2023, the agency has detected more than 440 new CWD cases, compared with 426 confirmed in 2022-23. CWD is a fatal neurological disease affecting white-tailed deer and threatening elk in Pennsylvania. Nearly 11,000 specimens were tested in the current sampling year, including over 7,000 from hunter-harvested deer. Of the 440 positives found, 291 were from hunter kills.

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