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Bat Captured in Big Spring Tests Positive For Rabies

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Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A bat captured in Big Spring was carrying rabies.

The Big Spring Animal Control Division confirmed the bat was infected.

Other bats that were captured were sent for testing.

Those tests came back negative.

At this time, only one bat was found carrying the disease.