CDC Study – Deer With Tuberculosis Can Transmit Bacteria To People. On Fox 7 News in Austin, they said this study was from northern states, but could be a possibility in Texas. Unfortunately, not much research time has been spent studying this in Texas, yet.
Recommendations from the doctor discussing this on Fox 7 News was to use precaution by wearing gloves when dealing with blood and raw meat and to wear a mask when opening the body cavity and dealing with organs to prevent inhaling particles.
You can read the news article from Fox 7 News Austin here.