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Hunter contracts bovine TB
A hunter in Michigan was diagnosed with a rare human case of bovine
tuberculosis after he cut his hand while gutting an infected deer, state
health officials said.
He is the first living person diagnosed with the strain of bovine
tuberculosis that has been found in some northern Michigan deer and
cattle in recent years, said T. J. Bucholz, spokesman for the Michigan
Department of Community Health. The disease, which is difficult for
humans to get but highly contagi...
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