Rabbit Fever

Hunters Cautioned of Tularemia
Hunters Cautioned of Tularemia
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding hunters to be aware of tularemia this fall. The disease has been unusually active in Wyoming this year, with 16 human cases, including one death, being documented so far. "The main thing that we certainly do recommend for hunters is to wear gloves," said State Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Mar...
Rabbit Fever Found in Humans
Rabbit Fever Found in Humans
Health officials are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after several people around the state have been diagnosed with tularemia, better known as rabbit fever. "We've had eight confirmed cases of tularemia and that's among humans," said Wyoming Department of Health spokeswoman Kim Deti...
Rabbit Fever Near Guernsey
Rabbit Fever Near Guernsey
Tularemia has been diagnosed in two cottontail rabbits a few miles northeast of Guernsey. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says a landowner along Whelen Canyon Road discovered about 20 dead rabbits. Two of the rabbits were sent to the Game and Fish's Wildlife Diseases Laboratory and both tested positive for tularemia. ...