Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Type 2, or RHDV2, Could Decimate Long Island’s Wild Rabbit Population, Scientists Fear

Pet bunnies love spring grass but keep those family members indoors, experts say — or risk dooming wild Long Island rabbits by spreading a deadly hemorrhagic disease. The virus, known as rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2, or RHDV2, can cause rabbits to have trouble breathing, act nervous or lethargic, or bleed from their noses. … Read more