NEW PANDEMIC IN THE U.S.

NEW PANDEMIC IN THE U.S.

A deadly virus is threatening to wipe out entire populations across multiple states. At risk are North America’s rabbits.

It’s a strain of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, and it’s recently appeared in pockets of the Western US.

If it continues to spread unchecked, it could harm all dozen-plus species of rabbits in the US and the ecosystems they belong to.

The highly contagious illness isn’t connected to coronavirus — only rabbits, hares and pikas, the diminutive cousin of rabbits, can spread it among each other, and humans can’t become infected with it.


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  1. Is there a variety that likes liberals? No, not rabbits.

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