ARCHIVED - Herds infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada in 2011

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The CFIA works with provincial governments and industry to conduct regular CWD surveillance. Ongoing provincial surveillance for CWD varies with each particular province's perceived threat and infection status. Testing is mandatory in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Yukon; it is voluntary elsewhere.

In addition, CWD is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Regulations. This means that all suspected cases must be reported to the CFIA.

Current as of: 2011-12-31

Domestic cervid herds confirmed to be infected with CWD in Canada in 2011
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected
November 22SaskatchewanDeer
May 15SaskatchewanElk
January 19SaskatchewanDeer
January 4SaskatchewanDeer

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