PRO/AH> Rabbit hemorrhagic disease – Ireland (03): wild rabbit

Not Yet Classified — Ireland
A contagious virus has been confirmed in over 20 rabbits found in 10 counties — including Offaly, a government minister has confirmed. Green Party TD [Teachta Dála; member of the Dáil or lower house of Parliament], Catherine Martin, asked the minister for culture, heritage and the Gaeltacht [Irish-speaking regions] about areas impacted by the RHD2 virus.
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) was first reported in domestic (farmed) rabbits in China in 1984, killing 4 million animals within