Bat Rabies in the News - One Health Commission

Bat Rabies in the News

2012   2013   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021   2022   2023  
Select Year: 

March 2023

Mar 10
March 10
Culling vampire bats failed to beat rabies — and made the problem worse The timing of the cull makes all the difference.

They also found that culling didn’t reduce the numbers of dead livestock — once an outbreak had begun, the burden of disease was the same regardless of whether bats were killed. The finding counters the idea that reducing populations of vampire bats will help to limit rabies outbreaks.

© 2023 One Health Commission. All rights reserved.