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RHDV story on ABC TV Landline program, March 2007
The ABC TV program Landline featured a story on rabbits and RHDV on March 25....
Australia after rabbits, ECOS Magazine, 2003
Since its escape from Wardang Island, SA, in 1995 rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) has caused...
ECOS Magazine article, Dec 2011
ECOS magazine, an online based publication produced by the CSIRO, has published the timely article...
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Dingoes, rabbits & diseases
Dingoes have been promoted as a means to suppress rabbits, but history tells a different story. It seems dingoes and diseases like RHDV can hold rabbit numbers in some circumstances, but dingoes alone cannot suppress rabbits well enough to prevent continuing ecological damage.
Insights about Covid-19 from rabbit bio-control
When RHDV first appeared in Australia it spread poorly amongst young rabbits with little affect on them. However a later variant, RHDV2 is recognised as spreading amongst young rabbits. When Covid-19 initially spread, it rarely affected children. Could it follow the same path as RHDV?
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