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Event summary: Rabbit haemorrhagic disease, United States of America
Start of event 17/08/2018
Confirmation 19/09/2018
Report date 21/09/2018
Submission date 21/09/2018
Reason New strain in the country
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Number of outbreaks 1
Date resolved 05/10/2018
Epidemiological comments The rabbits, which were pets, were housed in horse stalls and ran free in those stalls. The USDA, Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), and the Ohio Department of Agriculture are conducting a comprehensive epidemiological investigation of this event. This is the first detection of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 in the United States.
United States of America has submitted the following immediate notification and follow-up report (s) to OIE.

View Report Date Date submitted to OIE Report Type
Full report 21/09/2018 21/09/2018 Immediate notification
Full report 27/11/2018 27/11/2018 Follow-up Report 1 (Resolved : 05/10/2018 Final report )