Dead Bat Found in Cherry Hill Verified as Rabid
By David Madden
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Camden County health officials have confirmed that a bat discovered in an empty room of a Cherry Hill, NJ residence last week has tested positive for rabies.
The bat was retrieved by township animal control officers and tests were conducted in a New Jersey state lab in Trenton.
Those results were sent to the county today.
Residents of the home were checked for possible rabies exposure by their family doctor as a precaution. No problems were detected.