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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 According to a new study (which has not yet been peer-reviewed) published on bioRxiv, […]
January 26, 2022

TX Biologist Addresses COVID-19 In Deer

COVID-19 has been found in whitetail deer in Texas and numerous Midwestern states. And contrary to social media chatter, it’s not the coronavirus common to certain animals. It’s the same COVID-19 impacting people around the world. In this […]
December 29, 2021

Covid-19: Possible Deer To Human Transmission Found

Researchers in Canada have found what could be the first deer to human tranmission of COVID-19. According to a CDB article, preliminary research suggests deer may be able to transmit the COVID-19 virus to humans, following analysis […]
December 9, 2021

New Evidence COVID-19 Is Widespread In Deer

 A new study has found high rates of SARS CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) exposure and active infection among white-tailed deer tested across Iowa. According to a story from the National Deer Association (NDA), previously, […]