Category Archives: Chronic Wasting Disease

Canada Says Prion Disease Unstoppable

Editor’s Note: As we have suggested before on this blog, prion disease is impossible to stop. As a cluster of prion disease appeared last week in the human population near Vancouver, Canadian official’s today have announced that eradicating prion disease … Continue reading

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Chronic Wasting Disease Ravaging Wisconsin Deer

Prion Disease Threatens Wisconsin Livestock Editors Note: A deadly prion is a deadly prion. Hiding behind ignorance and special interests is doing no one any good. Prion disease is always fatal. There is not a cure. Prions migrate, mutate and … Continue reading

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Recycling Sewage Recycles Brain Disease

Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Diseases I wish that I could support wastewater reclamation and the application of sewage sludge (biosolids). Unfortunately, I have reversed course on my position over the past decade and now I only see unacceptable risks. The reason … Continue reading

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Chronic Wasting Disease Fueled By Sewage Sludge

Biosolids Spreading Brain Disease By Patrick Durkin Those who think Wisconsin should just “learn to live” with chronic wasting disease are seeing their surrender take shape as “nature takes its course” on our deer herd. In fact, folks near Spring … Continue reading

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Transmissibility Of Prion Disease In Soil

Sewage Sludge Expands Prion Pathways Soil may serve as an environmental reservoir for prion infectivity and contribute to the horizontal transmission of prion diseases (transmissible spongiform encephalopathies [TSEs]) of sheep, deer, and elk. TSE infectivity can persist in soil for years, … Continue reading

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CJD Kills North Carolina Boy

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Taking Younger Victims By Andrew Kenney It wasn’t bacteria or a virus that plagued young Michael Mendy’s body and mind. He did not inherit his symptoms from his mother or father. Nothing toxic was in his blood. An … Continue reading

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Chronic Wasting Disease Reaches Pennsylvania

Sewage Sludge Recycles Brain Disease Forget about the latest outbreak of EHD, which has now run its course here in Western Pennsylvania; there was even worse news last week regarding the state’s deer herd. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has confirmed … Continue reading

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Pandora’s Lunchbox Filled With Prion Disease

Mad Cow Disease, Chronic Wasting Disease Symptoms Of Bigger Threat To Humans In my opinion: The recent case of mad cow disease in California once again has people around the world asking questions about food safety. A constructive analysis requires … Continue reading

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CSU Developing Test For Chronic Wasting Disease

Deadly Disease Spreading Through Infectious Waste New research at Colorado State University could yield better testing for chronic wasting disease, which affects wildlife and other animals in several states (and now Norway), say CSU scientists. The CSU study is developing and evaluating … Continue reading

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Incinerating Prions A Bad Practice

Prions Can Become Aerosol Agent By James B. Woodward February 19, 2004 Mr. Jonathan Akins Environmental Engineer Air Pollution Control Division – Stationary Sources Program Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South Denver, Colorado 80246-1530 … Continue reading

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Mad Cow, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Alzheimer’s Disease Spreading With Sewage

Prions Connect Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies The U.S. government’s monitoring system for cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal human brain illness, could be missing tens of thousands of victims, scientists and consumer advocates said. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD can be caused … Continue reading

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Prion Disease Described By Prusiner

Prions Cause Many Neurological Disorders By Stanley B. Prusiner, Nobel-Prize Laureate, Prion Discovery and Research Fifteen years ago I evoked a good deal of skepticism when I proposed that the infectious agents causing certain degenerative disorders of the central nervous … Continue reading

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