Vets Warn Of Deadly Rabbit Virus Sweeping Australia
Vets are warning about a serious outbreak of myxomatosis which has left scores of
Vets were forced to euthanise a large number of contagious rabbits and are expected to treat
Australia's recent wild weather has been blamed for the outbreak, with heavy rains producing the ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes who are responsible for spreading the disease.
Vets advise owners to keep their rabbits inside away from insects, mosquitoes, flies and
The virus was first introduced in the 1950's to control the wild rabbit population.