Prevention is to wash hands after handling bunnies.
Treat family members and other pets that have ringworm to prevent rabbits from catching it.
Rabbits can be treated with human ringworm treatment from the chemist.
Wash hands after handling a rabbit with ringworm
Tapeworm. Rabbits cannot pass on tapeworm as the tapeworm life-cycle is not completed in rabbits.
Generally intestinal worms are not a problem to rabbits, or a threat to humans.
A Rabbit bite may become infected: however a wash with soap and water is usually sufficient.
Rabbits are herbivores, so they don’t harbor as many mouth germs as carnivores such as cats and dogs where left over meat rots between their teeth.
It is advisable to keep any open wounds covered when handling rabbits.
People who are H.I.V. positive or on immune-
suppressant drugs may be at risk of opportunistic infections
from rabbits (e.g. Encephalitozoon parasite or pasteurella bacteria.)