PRO/AH/EDR> Rabbit hemorrhagic disease – USA (06): (western states) domestic and wild lagomorphs

Other Animal Disease — United States
A viral disease that kills wild and domesticated rabbits is spreading in the Western USA. Dr. Ralph Zimmerman, state veterinarian in New Mexico, said, “There are areas around the state where we’re not seeing rabbits at all.”
In April [2020], his state became the 1st in the USA with confirmed infections in wildlife with rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus serotype 2 (RHDV-2), which affects the European rabbits raised as pets or farmed and at least some wild rabbits and hares native to North