Woman Tests Positive for Rabies After a Bat Bite

Woman Tests Positive for Rabies After a Bat Bite

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Woman Tests Positive for Rabies After a Bat Bite

An unidentified lady in Canada was bitten by a rabid bat that was fighting with a cat. The woman reportedly wanted to break up the battle and save the kitty.

There aren’t too many people who would want to have a run in with a bat.

One woman in Lethbridge, Canada got caught in the middle of a fight between a rabid bat and a cat, and ended up with a bat bite. The woman reportedly wanted to break up the battle and save the kitty.

That kind gesture earned her a positive mark on a test result for rabies. She has received an anti-rabies vaccine.

Ever since the incident was made public, local health authorities have issued numerous warnings to residents. A medical health officer, Dr. Suttorp stated “Don't handle any wild animal, including dead anim...



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