Lyssavirus a risk for people who try to help injured bats

By Anita Beaumont
December 30 2016 - 4:00pm
Look but don't touch: Young flying foxes can drop to the ground during a heat wave, just call WIRES for help rather than risk being bitten or scratched. Photo: Jay Cronan.
Look but don't touch: Young flying foxes can drop to the ground during a heat wave, just call WIRES for help rather than risk being bitten or scratched. Photo: Jay Cronan.

AS temperatures soar across the region, a Hunter New England Health physician is urging people not to approach heat-affected bats.

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