Jessica Wetherill is sporting a pair of teeth marks from a puncture wound on her left arm. Now, she is in the midst of a series of painful rabies treatments stemming from a possible bat attack. Doctors aren’t taking any chances.
Westchester County has asked residents to be on the lookout for rabid bats.
There have been 25 rabies cases in Westchester County this year – the most in the state.
The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.
Much has changed in the landscape of baseball bats for the 2011 season. If you are buying one of these bats, be very careful, especially if the bat is a BESR (Ball Exit Speed Ratio) bat.