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Rabid bats found in NE Portland, Beaverton – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-09-15 16:58:30 –

KOIN, Oregon — Two ferocious bats were found this month. One was found in northeastern Portland and the other in Beaverton.

Both the Multnomah County Health Department and the Washington County Health and Welfare Department announced their findings on Wednesday.

In Multnomah County, officials said bats were found after the dog was playing. The dog has been quarantined for 45 days, but has the latest information on the rabies vaccine and is boosted.

This is the first animal in the county to test positive since September 2014.

According to the county, “rabies is a viral disease of mammals that attacks the nervous system. The symptoms of wildlife rabies include disorientation, walking in a circle, loss of muscle coordination, convulsions, hypersensitivity or aggression. Includes sexuality and disorientation. “

According to Washington County, Beaverton’s ferocious bat was discovered by homeowners on September 10. Pets that may have come into contact have been vaccinated with the latest vaccinations, but have been observed for 45 days.

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