RHDV2 Outbreak in Texas

RHDV2 has recently expanded eastward across the state into the Hill Country portion of the state. At least 5 counties have detected RHDV2 in Texas in 2023. These include Mills, Reeves, Gillespie, Terrell, and Brewster Counties. You can read more Here.

RHDV2 Confirmed in South Carolina

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type-2 (RHDV2) has been detected for the first time in South Carolina after animal health authorities were alerted to a sudden die-off of feral rabbits at a homestead in Greenville County. The diagnosis was confirmed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Read more…

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…