ARCHIVED - Herds infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada in 2012

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The CFIA works with provincial governments and industry to conduct regular Chronic Wasting Disease (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: 2012-12-31

Domestic cervid herds confirmed to be infected with CWD in Canada in 2012
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected
June 11 Saskatchewan Elk
April 26 Saskatchewan Elk

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