(Ramsey County, MN)  —  The state Board of Health says a “highly contagious” rabbit disease has been detected in Minnesota for the first time.  On Tuesday, a news release announced the finding of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus 2 in two indoor rabbits in Ramsey County.  Before the investigation, the rabbits were said to have “died suddenly and inexplicably.”  They did not have contact with any other rabbits.  Health officials are asking rabbit owners to notify a veterinarian if their animals died suddenly or exhibit symptoms like lethargy or bloody discharge.