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Human Rabies Often Caused By Undetected, Tiny Bat Bites

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May 6, 2002
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While being bitten by a bat is rare, people should be aware that most human rabies cases in the United States were caused by bat bites that probably were unrecognized or undetected, according to an article in the May 2002 Annals of Emergency Medicine.

While being bitten by a bat is rare, people should be aware that most human rabies cases in the United States were caused by bat bites that probably were unrecognized or undetected, according to an article in the May 2002 Annals of Emergency Medicine. (Cryptogenic Rabies, Bats, and the Question of Aerosol Transmission)


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