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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Cause for Rabbit Mortality

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (Department) and the New Mexico Livestock Board report that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus type 2 (RHDV-2) is the cause for recent rabbit deaths in both wild jackrabbit and cottontail populations as well as in domestic rabbit production facilities. RHDV-2 is highly contagious among rabbits; however, it is not known to be transmissible to humans or pets. RHDV-2 is from a different viral family from the corona virus and is not related to COVID-19.

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New NMAA Media Policy Information

Based on yesterday’s announcement from the Public Education Department regarding spectators, the New Mexico Activities Association has made some adjustments to the COVID Addendum within

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