Last week in the journal, mBio, a team of experts issued a new call to action, urging state and federal entities to immediately fund research and develop new diagnostic tests targeting chronic wasting disease, or CWD.

Joining me to discuss this issue is the director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), Michael Osterholm, PhD.



Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and other prion diseases

Chronic wasting disease prions found in soil and water in Wisconsin: Study

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Research suggests the eye may be a source for early diagnosis

Florida cow is country’s 6th BSE case

Kuru and cannibalism

A blood test for prion disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease takes the life of Utah House speaker, Becky Lockhart

North Carolina reports Eastern Equine Encephalitis case in Cumberland County horse

ALS research and treatments update in Orlando

Vesicular Stomatitis reported in Oklahoma horse

Lyme disease in the UK: New cases might top 8,000 in 2019