- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 4, 2015

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia’s fish and wildlife officials are trying to limit the spread of a neurological disease that has been recorded in 10 deer in Virginia.

All the deer infected with chronic wasting disease have been found in Shenandoah and Frederick counties. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has established a containment zone that includes those counties and two more - Warren and Clarke counties.

The Daily News Record (https://bit.ly/1NMSAs1 ) reports that state biologists have scheduled two dates this month when hunters must bring any deer killed in those four counties to a station for testing for chronic wasting disease.

The dates are Nov. 14 and Nov. 21.

The department says chronic wasting disease has been found in 23 states,

Firearms deer season in all four counties starts Nov. 14.


Information from: Daily News-Record, https://www.dnronline.com



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