Deer Disease Returns

  The disease doesn't affect humans and venison from infected deer is safe to eat.

State officials say an outbreak of an insect-spread disease has been confirmed among white-tail deer in Muskegon County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Michigan State University say a deer has been found with epizootic hemorrhagic disease, known as EHD. The DNR says it's the first confirmed outbreak this fall. The disease doesn't affect humans and venison from infected deer is safe to eat.


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