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Bunny owners beware: fatal virus detected in New York State

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A highly infectious disease that has spread internationally was detected in New York state late last year. And it has ignited a movement for widespread vaccination of rabbits.

Plus: During her State of the State Address last week, Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10 billion plan to increase the number of health care workers in New York state. We hear from workers in the state’s chronically understaffed nursing home industry.

Veronica Volk is a senior editor and producer for WXXI News.