Here is a deeper look into rabid animal cases around the state

A Lee's Summit man was attacked while a bat, while grilling. Here are some statistics about rabid animals in the area.

Lee's Summit:

  • 35 tested this year. Of those, three tested positive

Overland Park:

  • Eight bat calls so far in 2014
  • Two sent out for testing


  • Of 219 bats tested through June, seven tested positive for rabies including two in Jackson County.
  • Seven skunks also tested positive for rabies in Missouri.
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