Reported Cases of Rabies in Bats, by County, 2014
The figure shows a map of the United States with highlighted counties where rabid bats were reported during 2014. Histogram represents number of counties in each category (light grey for 1 tested animal; medium grey for two to five tested animals; and dark grey for six to 672 tested animals) for total number of bats submitted for rabies testing. Point locations (red dots) for rabid bats were randomly selected within each reporting jurisdiction. The cases are broadly distributed throughout the United States. The total number of reported cases involving bats in 2014 was 1,756, representing 29.1 percent of all wildlife rabies cases in the United States.
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