New ARBA RHD Policy

January 24, 2022 – The American Rabbit Breeders Association updated their policies regarding RHDV2. Of particular note is that: Any ARBA sanction held by a club within 50 miles of an active domestic rabbit or 25 miles of an active wild/feral RHD outbreak will be cancelled. Participants traveling by motor Read more…

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…

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…