Bat tests positive for rabies in King County, first of 2021

A Sammamish resident recently had a close call when they found a bat in their yard and attempted to move it with gardening gloves.

SAMMAMISH, Wash. — A rabid bat was found in the backyard of a home in Sammamish. Public Health – Seattle & King County said it is the first bat to test positive for rabies in King County this year.

The health department said a Sammamish resident found the bat in their yard and tried to move it while wearing gardening gloves. Officials said the bat became aggressive and bit the resident multiple times.

The resident alerted the health department, and

→ Continue reading at King 5

Similar Articles


Most Popular

Euro 2020 jerseys, ranked and reviewed by group

It’s been jarring when we consider that next year, there will be a World Cup without there having been a Euros the previous summer....

6 Best Hostels in Reykjavik for Solo & Budget Travelers in 2021

Reykjavik is both the capital of Nordic country Iceland and it’s the largest city. With Keflavik International Airport less than an hour’s drive from...

Razer’s $100 Opus X headphones bring noise cancellation and a low-latency gaming mode

Razer announced the Opus X, a new set of over-ear wireless headphones that offer active noise cancellation for just $100. Based on the small...