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By RICHARD TATE
Correspondent 

The Sportsman's Corner

USP Continues to Support Dr. Frank Bastian

 

March 19, 2020

Although Dr. Frank Bastian's research concerning Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has not been able to be replicated by other researchers, the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania (USP) is continuing to support his research.

To review: Bastian believes that spiroplasma bacteria cause CWD in deer and other cervids. Conventional research has determined that misfolded proteins called prions cause CWD. Bastian believes that the prions are byproducts of the bacterial action.

For a number of years, Bastian has said that the first thing his research will develop is a kit that will allow hunters to test...



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