GFP confirms chronic wasting disease in a new county

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PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department announced a new case of chronic wasting disease in a new county in central South Dakota. 

The disease was found by a hunter-harvested adult female white-tailed deer in Buffalo County. This is the second case involving free-ranging deer or elk east of the Missouri River. 

 CWD, a fatal brain disease, has been confirmed in 19 counties in South Dakota. 

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