There’s a problem with some of the bats living under the bridge Rory Osborne bikes over at Covell Boulevard. At least two of a dozen bats that have dropped dead recently tested positive for rabies.
Los Angeles County health officials are warning that a record number of rabid bats have been found this year, and residents should avoid them.
A sharp increase in the number of diseased bats has raised concerns of rabies infections in humans, according to Yolo County authorities.
Three raccoons were shot and killed by Animal Control officers after the animals attacked a woman and her dog Tuesday night.
Aggressive raccoons have attacked a few residents within the past week, prompting concerns from city health officials that the animals could be infected with rabies.
An eight-year-old girl is heading home after a grueling two-month battle with rabies.
An 8-year-old girl who contracted rabies — likely from a feral cat — is a rare survivor of the infection without having received the life-saving vaccine, hospital officials said Sunday.