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August 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Man getting rabies treatment after bat scratch at Olympic Nat’l Park

A Port Angeles man is undergoing rabies-prevention treatment after being scratched by a bat at Lake Crescent in Olympic National Park last Tuesday. A bat flew out of a tree and landed on a 59-year-old man while he was sitting on the shore of Lake Crescent around dusk, according to the National Park Service. The man…

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June 13, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Idaho girl being treated after bite from rabid bat

The Associated Press IDAHO FALLS, Idaho  — A southeast Idaho teenager is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that tested positive for rabies. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare tells KIFI-TV that the 16-year-old girl is expected to recover. Authorities say the girl found the bat at Civitan Park in Idaho Falls last week. She put the…

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May 15, 2013 at 5:48 AM

Rabid bat bites Pasco baby

Tri-City Herald MCT REGIONAL NEWS A Pasco baby is being treated to prevent rabies after she was bitten twice by a rabid bat last weekend on her grandparents’ deck. Derek and Melissa Anderson learned Tuesday afternoon that the bat had tested positive for rabies. But they had taken their 11-month-old daughter, Alanna, to the emergency room and had…

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