St. Louis County man treated for rabies after being bitten by ba - KMOV.com

St. Louis County man treated for rabies after being bitten by bat

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A St. Louis County man is receiving treatment for rabies after he was bit by an infected bat.

The bat that bit the 53-year-old is the first one to test positive for rabies in St. Louis County this year. Last year, six rabid bats were found in the county.

The St. Louis County Health Department says that anyone who finds a bat in their home should contact them at  (314) 615-0650 so it can be tested for rabies.
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