Illinois Man Dies Of Rabies After Bat Bites His Neck In His Sleep


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A Lake County, Illinois died after waking to a bat carrying rabies biting his neck just a month prior. According to Complex, this is a first recorded human case in 70 years. Unfortunately, the man, who was in his 80's, refused treatment despite testing positive for rabies. More below.


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