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QDMA Applauds Scientists Who Learn Bleach Deactivates CWD on Stainless Steel

QDMA applauds scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) for studying practical techniques that may help slow the spread of CWD and reduce human health risks – work which recently produced the discovery that CWD prions on stainless steel can be neutralized by a 5-minute soak in household bleach. A major …

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What Does a Deer With CWD Look Like?

What does a deer with chronic wasting disease (CWD) look like? Most look as healthy as the buck in the trail-camera photo above. A few days after this photo was taken in November 2012, QDMA member Bob Weiland of Wisconsin killed this buck, and the deer tested positive for CWD. Whitetails carry CWD for an …

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Yes, EHD is Bad. But CWD is Worse

If you follow the QDMA on social media or keep up with the content we share on our website and in our magazine, you know that we are putting a lot of emphasis on the seriousness of chronic wasting disease (CWD). We want hunters to understand the disease and the implications it could have on …

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QDMA to Deer Hunters: We Can All #FightCWD

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in whitetails is a complex issue surrounded by confusion, but QDMA has a simple message for deer hunters: We can all take steps right now to fight this threat to the future of deer hunting. QDMA recently launched a campaign and a hashtag, #FightCWD, to transmit science-based action items to the …

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Every Deer Hunter Can Take These Steps to Fight CWD.

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer is a serious matter. While the long-term implications are concerning to QDMA, to other wildlife conservation organizations, and to the majority of wildlife disease experts, the situation is not hopeless. Each day we learn more about this fatal disease, and this knowledge will ultimately help us find solutions that …

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