ARCHIVED - Herds infected with Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada – 2016

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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: 2016-12-31

Domestic cervid herds confirmed to be infected with CWD in Canada in 2016
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected
November 1 Saskatchewan Deer
October 3 Alberta Elk
February 18 Saskatchewan Deer
March 21 Saskatchewan Deer
May 18 Saskatchewan Elk
July 21 Saskatchewan Elk

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