Colorado Public Radio: Could Colorado’s Zombie Deer Disease Ever Spread To People?

Mule deer submission had more than tripled near the end of 2017, according to data provided by CPW senior wildlife veterinarian and CSU alumnus, Michael Miller, above. The success allowed the state to publish more precise maps on CWD prevalence. Research by Mark Zabel, the associate director of the Prion Research Center at Colorado State University, has found the agents behind the “zombie disease” are highly susceptible to change and are likely still evolving.

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