Zoonotic Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease (with Dr. Margaret Wild)

Dr. Margaret Wild is the former chief wildlife veterinarian for the National Park Service. She is currently a professor at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and has been chosen to lead research efforts into elk hoof disease through the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology. She is well-known among wildlife biologists and researchers…

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Why You Should Care About A Brain Wasting Zombie Deer Disease

    THIS IS SCARY STUFF  So it’s not a zombie disease, but it is just as scary. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a relatively newly identified member of the family of diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). The way this group of diseases kills you is spelled out in its name. It is…

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