Coincidence? Mainstream Media Reports SARS-CoV-2 in Deer Population Right As Hunting Season Begins

I originally posted the following photo, article and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

SCITUATE, MA. – OCTOBER 2: A young White-tailed deer walks around a front yard on October 2, 2019 in Scituate, Massachusetts. (Staff Photo By Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) ( Photo by Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images)

How SARS-CoV-2 in American Deer Could Alter the Course of the Global Pandemic:

(Michaeleen Doucleff) Scientists have evidence that SARS-CoV-2 spreads explosively in white-tailed deer and that the virus is widespread in this deer population across the United States.

Researchers say the findings are quite concerning and could have vast implications for the long-term course of the coronavirus pandemic.

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My Commentary: Right in time for hunting season… Coincidence theorist?

“If that’s the case, it would essentially dash any hopes of eliminating or eradicating the virus in the U.S. — and therefore from the world — says veterinary virologist Suresh Kuchipudi at Penn State, who co-led the study.”


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