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**UPDATE 8/27/2020- COUNTIES WITH CONFIRMED CASES**: Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease has now been confirmed in domestic rabbits in Bernalillo, Chaves, Cibola, Curry, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Luna, McKinley, Otero, Roosevelt, Sandoval, San Juan, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, and Valencia Counties.

**UPDATE 7/29/2020- Map of Affected Counties**: Click Here for Map

**UPDATE 6/1/2020- CALIFORNIA INTERSTATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION**:  California interstate movement restriction to protect CA rabbit population against RHDV. Click here to view California restrictions.

**UPDATE 5/18/2020- COUNTIES WITH CONFIRMED CASES**: Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease has now been confirmed in domestic rabbits in Bernalillo, Chaves, Cibola, Curry, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Luna, McKinley, Otero, Roosevelt, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance, and Valencia Counties.

**UPDATE 4/6/2020**: We have confirmation of RHDV type 2 in wild rabbits. We do appreciate the response, but we will not be testing any additional wild rabbits. Instead, we will focus on domestic rabbits.

For questions regarding wild rabbits, please contact New Mexico Game and Fish.

This viral disease of rabbit has been diagnosed in New Mexico. We are reporting on partial results from the USDA APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories and Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests were positive for RHDV Type 2. Suspect cases have been reported from central and southern New Mexico, as well as cases of wild rabbit die offs throughout southern New Mexico.

Do not allow visitors in your rabbitry, fence out wild rabbits, and limit new animal introduction. Please see the attached information from USDA APHIS Veterinary Services.

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease cfsph 2016.pdf
FactSheet_Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease_Oct 2019.pdf
RHDV1_1019.pdf
Disinfection Options for RHD Calicivirus_10-11-2018.pdf
USDA Emerging Risk Notice RHDV2 April 2020.pdf

See the document below, both in English and Spanish, for a discussion on how to minimize the risk of your horse getting and/or spreading the EHV-1 virus.

Minimize_Horses_EHV1_Risk.pdf
23 enero 2016 -- Como puedes minimizar el riesgo de su caballo.pdf