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A note from Dr. Strubberg

November 24, 2020

The last and final USDA situation report for Vesicular Stomatitis has been released and can be found here: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/downloads/animal_diseases/vsv/sitrep-11-13-20.pdf

The final quarantine in Missouri was released on October 15th. Please continue to verify health certificate requirements for the destination if livestock is leaving Missouri.

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Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 (RHDV2)

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Seroptype 2 (RDHV2) is a highly contagious and potentially fatal disease that affects both domestic and wild rabbits of all ages. This is a foreign animal disease (FAD) as recognized by the OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) and is of high concern in the United States. RHDV2 has been confirmed in Colorado, California, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada. RHDV2 is not currently found in Missouri.

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease - Owner Handout

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Vesicular Stomatitis Virus

Vesicular Stomatitis is a viral disease that primarily affects horses and cattle. It occasionally affects swine, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas and people who handle affected animals. In the past decade, the southwestern and western United States experienced a number of vesicular stomatitis outbreaks. Outbreaks usually occur during the warmer months, often along waterways. Vasicular Stomatitis has now been confirmed in Nebraksa, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri.

Vesicular Stomatitis - Horse Owners

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