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Tuberculosis-Associated Death among Adult Wild Boars, Spain 2009–2014

Emerging Infectious DiseasesNew research article published in Emerging Infectious Diseases journal.

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We investigated adult Eurasian wild boar (Sus scrofa) survival and death in 2 tuberculosis-endemic populations with different harvest pressure in Spain. Overall, tuberculosis accounted for 30% of total deaths. Increased survival in protected areas has direct implications for wild boar management and tuberculosis control.