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January 27, 2022

Omnicron Found In Whitetails

A Penn State University has discovered the omicron variant of the coronavirus in whitetail deer according to a report in Time magazine. According to a new study (which has not yet been peer-reviewed) published on bioRxiv, […]
November 24, 2021

Masks Recommended For Cleaning Deer?

At least one government agency is recommending wearing a mask when cleaning deer. According to an article in USA Today, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services issued an updated list of guidance for hunters […]
September 7, 2021

Wild Deer Confirmed With Covid-19

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) today announced confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in wild white-tailed deer in Ohio. These are the first deer confirmed with the […]
August 26, 2021

Video: What Is Known About COVID-19 & Whitetails

Recent news that SARS-CoV-2 antibodies were found in wild white-tailed deer has made national headlines and raised many concerns and questions among deer hunters. The National Deer Association would like to provide hunters with a review […]