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Investigating rabbit diseases
Preventing rabbit haemorrhagic disease
  1. Nigel Harcourt-Brown and
  2. Frances Harcourt-Brown
  1. 30 Crab Lane, Bilton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 3BE
  1. e-mail: frances{at}

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WE read with interest the recent In Practice article ‘Diagnosis and prevention of rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease 2’.1 The article adds weight to the letter by Sarah Elliott and Richard Saunders (VR, 11 November 2017, vol 181, p 516) urging vets to help breeders to vaccinate their rabbits, and provides information about the myxomatosis and VHD (viral haemorrhagic disease) map that is available online.

Our website ( provides information about rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), including the new variant …

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