Scientists dispute findings by Dr. Frank Bastian, an LSU researcher, that he has discovered a cure for chronic wasting disease, coined by popular media as “Zombie Deer Disease” because infected deer often salivate heavily, look lost, are emaciated and confused.
Deer Hunting

Zombie deer?

Scientists dispute findings by Dr. Frank Bastian, an LSU researcher, that he has discovered a cure for chronic wasting disease, coined by popular media as “Zombie Deer Disease.” […]

Deer Hunting

Another look at CWD feeding ban

Unless you have been holed up in a cave with no way of communicating for the past three or four months, you are well aware that a buck discovered on Jan. 25 in Issaquena County, Miss. tested positive for chronic wasting disease. […]

Deer Hunting

CWD in Mississippi

I had something else in mind originally for this column, but the recent happenings regarding the finding of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a Mississippi deer is more important than anything else. […]