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Wildlife Health Bulletin: SARS-CoV-2 and North American Wildlife

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USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Wildlife Health Bulletin 2021-02


  • The USGS National Wildlife Health Center is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assess the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 and the diversity of other coronaviruses in North American wildlife.
  • NWHC will be working with partners to collect and test samples from elevated-risk wildlife groups.
  • Currently, there is no evidence that wildlife is a source of SARS-CoV-2 infection for people in the United States.


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