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Twelve More Bats Test Positive for Rabies in Washington State

Do not touch the bat. by Katie Herzog Do not touch this bat. Ian Waldie/Getty Images The Washington State Department of Health announced Monday that 12 bats found in public parks or private homes across the state have tested positive for rabies since August 1. This brings the total number of rabid bats found in Washington so far this year to 21, compared to 20 in all of 2016.
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