RHDV2 Vaccine By Medgene Labs

Medgene Labs, a vaccine and immunological services provider based in Brookings, SD, has received emergency use authorization for their experimental Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2) vaccine from the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB). VaMedgene Labs is currently working with the USDA and state veterinarians to provide access to Read more…

2nd Case in Florida – Oct. 19

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has confirmed a domestic rabbit from St. Johns County has tested positive for RHDV2. This is the second confirmed case of RHDV-2 in domestic rabbits in Florida. There have been no detections in wild rabbits in the state. The full press Read more…

First Mississippi Case – Sept. 15

On September 15, 2021, The Mississippi Board of Animal Health (MBAH) was notified by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory of a positive finding for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus in a domestic rabbit. The positive case occurred in Rankin County, Mississippi. At this stage, their investigation has not revealed a source Read more…