rabbit myxoma virus

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rab·bit myx·o·ma vi·rus

the poxvirus of the genus Leporipoxvirus causing myxomatosis of rabbits.
Synonym(s): myxomatosis virus
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PETER RABBIT MEETS THE DEADLY MYXOMATOSIS VIRUS WHICH HINTS AT THE RED QUEEN HYPOTHESIS.
PDSA senior veterinary surgeon Sean Wensley said: "The effects of the myxomatosis virus are very distressing to witness and are usually fatal.
Fleas: Fleas can carry the myxomatosis virus. A dusting of insect powder is a solution.
``Rabbits build up immunity and over a time that immunity disintegrates and the myxomatosis virus is able to strike.