ARCHIVED - Herds infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada in 2014

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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, completed by random submission, or organized through policy in other provinces and territories.

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: 2014-12-31

Domestic cervid herds confirmed to be infected with CWD in Canada in 2014
Date confirmedLocationAnimal type infected
December 23 Saskatchewan Elk
November 28 Saskatchewan Elk
June 5 Saskatchewan Elk
May 21 Saskatchewan Elk
February 3 Saskatchewan Elk

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