Wisconsin Confirms First RHDV2 Case

August 17, 2022 – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announces that the state’s first case of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) has been found in three domestic rabbits in La Crosse County. The press release can be found HERE.

New Case in Washington

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) state veterinarian’s office confirmed the presence of RHDV2 in two Thurston County rabbits from a single household. This is the state’s second confirmed detection of RHDV2 this year following a King County case in May. With two detections in two separate counties in Oregon last Read more…

RHDV2 Confirmed in Kansas

In July 2022, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus Type 2 (RHDV2) was detected in a domestic rabbit from Leavenworth County, Kansas. No specifics have been provided at this time. All available information can be found on the Kansas Department of Agriculture website. At this time, the KDA Division of Animal Health Read more…

RHDV2 Confirmed on Hawaii

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture (HDOA) have confirmed rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus, type 2 (RHDV2) in a 4- to 5-year-old neutered male rabbit on a farm in Kula, Maui. On June 14, 2022, HDOA’s Animal Industry Division received notice that nine out of Read more…