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This Summer, 7 Rabid Bats Found in City

According to Cook County officials, too many rabid bats have been discovered in the city.

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Vaccinate your pets, say Cook County officials. The reason? They’ve found seven rabid bats in Chicago alone (and 19 in the county as a whole). If left untreated, rabies is almost always fatal—but vaccines are cheap and easily available.