Mr Bigglesworth has recently joined a group on Facebook called "Against K5 Virus and For a Vaccine to Save Rabbits from RHDV2. This group is fighting for Australian domestic rabbits to receive a vaccine to protect them.
The group reports the number of deaths and where the virus has spread to in Australia. It's a awful and highly contagious virus and we need protection for our bunnies.
The group has put together a petition for people to sign, which will be given to the Austr
Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) is caused by the rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV), a type of calicivirus which is fatal in non-immune rabbits. There are currently two strains of this virus in wild rabbit populations in Australia, with a third now released called RHDV1a. Rabbit owners should ensure their rabbits are vaccinated to protect against the original strain of the virus, RHDV1. However, the vaccine does not protect against all strains, so additional measures