Alberta CWD News

More CWD Cases Found

EDMONTON – Twenty-four more cases of chronic wasting disease have been found in Alberta’s wild deer, the Sustainable Resource Development of Alberta announced Tuesday. The results, from a 2007-2008 testing program, bring the province’s count of the disease up to 53 cases. CWD affects the central nervous system and causes Read more…

Testing Completed for Chronic Wasting Disease Winter Program – Nine more cases found in Alberta’s wild deer

Edmonton… Alberta’s chronic wasting disease control program has identified nine additional infected deer out of more than 1,400 collected from the final winter target area in east-central Alberta. Between March 15 and 27, 600 mule deer and 801 white-tailed deer were collected from high-risk areas east of Wainwright, near Edgerton Read more…

Expanded Chronic Wasting Disease Testing Discovers Three More Cases: Results include Alberta’s first case in white-tailed deer

Edmonton: As a result of the provincial wildlife disease response program, three more wild deer in the Empress area of Alberta have been confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease. The additional testing was required for high-risk, disease-control areas due to the detection of several earlier cases of chronic wasting disease. Read more…

New 2006 Positives

Alberta has recorded two more cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild deer after hunters recently turned in the heads for testing. This brings the total to 15 cases of CWD confirmed in wild deer in Alberta since the first case in September 2005. The two new cases involve Read more…

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TESTING LABORATORIES IN Alberta

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Locations Where CWD Was Found

1. Hwy 41 – S. Saskatchewan River valley
2. Hwy 1 – Near Medicine Hat
3. East of Hwy 884 along Red Deer River
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