Rabid Animal Cases Down In Missouri
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — State health officials say although three rabid bats have been found this summer in a Kansas City suburb, the statewide number of rabies cases is down. Ther have been 14 rabies cases reported in animals this year in Missouri. Seven were rabid bats and the others were infected skunks. Officials also say the number of rabid cases this year is substantially lower than the 39 rabies cases reported for the same time last year.