PRO/AH/EDR> Tularemia – USA (02): (CO) wild rabbit, alert

Tularemia — United States
The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reported Friday [9 Aug 2019] that tularemia, also known as “rabbit fever,” has been found in a rabbit in northern Larimer County.
Tularemia-causing bacteria from the droppings or urine of sick animals, usually rabbits, can contaminate soil and spread the disease, according to a news release from the health department.
A recent die-off of rabbits suggested a possible tularemia outbreak among the animals in that area, the agency