OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 21, 2020) – A rabies-infected bat was discovered this week in the area around Bell Cow Lake, located within the Chandler city limits in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. This is the second rabies-positive bat found in the area in the past 6 weeks. “Oklahoma is seeing more cases of rabies in the state this year than previous years,” State Public Health Veterinarian LeMac’ Morris said. “With more sightings of skunks and bats, this is the perfect time to remind pet owners about the importance of vaccinating family pets, and even livestock.” Rabies is an acute viral infection that…

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