What is zombie deer disease?

And does it pose a risk to humans?

Stars Insider

23/05/24 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Animals

You've probably heard of mad cow disease, but what about zombie deer disease? Officially called chronic wasting disease, this nasty illness causes weight loss, difficulty swallowing, and ultimately death in hoofed ruminant mammals. To date, there is no evidence of this disease passing over to humans, but that doesn't mean scientists aren't concerned.

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