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…

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…