Virus Killing Deer In Indiana
EHD Is Not A Threat To Humans
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that deer in LaGrange, Miami, Morgan and Sullivan Counties died of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, a virus transmitted a small insect called the biting midge.
The disease is not transmittable to humans.
In addition to the four confirmed locations, the DNR suspects EHD may have cause the deaths of deer in Adams, Bartholomew, Brown, Cass, Carroll, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson, Hendricks, Henry, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Marion, Monroe, Ohio, Owen, Parke, Perry, Pike, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Shelby, Spencer, Steuben, Switzerland, Tippecanoe, Union, Vermillion and Warrick counties.