Rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 was confirmed recently in a wild black-tailed jackrabbit in Cottle County, Texas, and a domestic rabbit in Laramie County, Wyo. Owners of domestic rabbits should prevent contact with wild rabbits, pets should not be allowed to eat dead animal carcasses, rabbitries should ban visitors, and anyone who handles rabbits should wash their hands and change their clothes and shoes before and after doing so, health officials say.
RHDV2 found in domestic, wild rabbits
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